[Adduser-devel] Bug#37297: Reassigning this bug

Marc Haber Marc Haber <mh+debian-packages@zugschlus.de>, 37297@bugs.debian.org
Wed, 6 Apr 2005 09:49:29 +0200

reassign #37297 passwd
tags #37297 - wontfix
tags #37297 upstream 

On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 07:37:04AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 06:31:18PM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > > reassign 37297 adduser
> > > retitle 37297 adduser: should allow forcing a local login
> > > thanks
> > > 
> > > As announced on March 30th,
> > 
> > That mail has somehow missed to reach my mailbox.
> That may be a mistake on my side, or whatever else. I sent the mail to
> "adduser@packages.d.o".

Which is ok and usually works.

> I indeed knew you are the maintainer but as,
> IIRC, adduser is a team effort, I wanted to send the information to
> the whole team.

You did the right thing. No worries.

> Hmm, so what you're saying is that even if the report was about
> adduser, the real bug is a useradd bug because adduser only calls
> it. Am I right ?

Yes. adduser doesn't add the user itself, it just relies on the
underlying system mechanisms and uses useradd as a backend.

> If so, then we will play BTS tennis and reassign the
> bug to passwd, untag it, tag it upstream and handle this with shadow's
> upstream.

Ok. Doing so.

> Given tht I also don't have access to a NIS system, this may be tricky
> to track down....the first check being whether the bug is still
> here..:-)

Is the original reporter still around?

> /me very sick of the status of shadow bug log....:-(

I can understand that. You have opened a can of worms.


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