[Pkg-shadow-devel] usermod -d and "user ... is currently in use"

Serge Hallyn serge.hallyn at ubuntu.com
Wed May 28 15:16:16 UTC 2014

Quoting Andy Lutomirski (luto at amacapital.net):
> $ sudo usermod -d /some/dir user
> usermod: user user is currently used by process 6088
> I *know* that the user is in use.  I don't care.  I'm not specifying
> -m; nothing terribly will happen.
> Please consider either removing this check in this case or adding a
> force option.

I think adding a force option makes sense.

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