[Adduser-devel] Bug#323395: Error in manpage for adduser.conf(5)

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Tue Aug 16 13:27:31 UTC 2005

tags #323395 confirmed pending

On Tue, Aug 16, 2005 at 03:05:05PM +0200, Christoph Ulrich Scholler wrote:
> The manpage of adduser.conf(5) describes a configuration variable
> USER_REGEX, which doesn't exist in the program.  If it is set in
> /etc/adduser.conf, adduser complains about an unknown configuration
> variable.
> A variable named "name_regex" exists and fits the description in the
> manpage.  I have attached a patch.

Actualy, the code lower cases the variable names read from the config
file, so NAME_REGEX is valid as well. I have replaced USER_REGEX with
NAME_REGEX in the man page. Thanks for reporting this issue.


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