[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)

CaT cat at zip.com.au
Thu Sep 27 10:10:16 UTC 2007

On Sun, Sep 23, 2007 at 09:33:05AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > 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?!)

Hehe. Sure. I could do a bit of wordiness tidy-upping. :)

I take it a patchlike thing to the file would be it?

> > 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...:)

Any news? I was kinda waiting (so as not to spam the bug) for Nicolas
but it may be that Nicolas is waiting for me.

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