Bug#837871: no need for addgroup: The group `input' already exists as a system group. Exiting. messages

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Thu Sep 15 08:37:43 BST 2016

Am 15.09.2016 um 06:25 schrieb 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson:
> Maybe instead test if the group exists via other means, and then only if
> it doesn't, use addgroup to add it.

No, as said this is a bug in adduser/addgroup.

The root cause should be fixed and not worked around in individual packages.


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universe are pointed away from Earth?

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