[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#443264: Bug#443264: Bug#443264: closed by Nicolas Fran??ois <nicolas.francois at centraliens.net> (Re: Bug#443264: passwd: useradd ignores default group and creates usergroups instead)

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Sun Sep 23 07:33:05 UTC 2007

> I'd agree except that this isn't necessarily set in stone. It's only
> present in an in-flux distribution of Debian (Lenny/Sid) and Etch
> doesn't even have the switch at all (and is currently stuck with a
> default totally different to its predecessors). Even the comments in the
> Etch config file seems to indicate (in somewhat confused English :)

Yeah. Re-reading the comments make me feel ashamed...:)
"Other then": booooo

Rewrite help welcomed, indeed... Your mail address is in Australia so
I suspect you have a better English than the two Frenchies who
maintain shadow currently (Christine could help as well: hey Christine !)

> The behaviour I'm thinking of would be more like:

(big headache for me)

well, it's quite well argumented even if I'm a bit lost..:-). So I
grant Nicolas with a "carte blanche" to change this after discussing
the implementation details with you...:)

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