[Adduser-devel] Bug#316089: chage fails if plain passwd in use

Marc Haber Marc Haber <mh+debian-packages@zugschlus.de>, 316089@bugs.debian.org, 316089@bugs.debian.org
Tue, 5 Jul 2005 16:13:18 +0200

clone #316089 -1
reassign -1 shadow
retitle -1 chage fails in plain passwd in use
submitter -1 Marc Haber <mh+debian-packages@zugschlus.de>

On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 03:17:29PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> shadow maintainers, would you be willing to make the case of "no
> shadow passwords in use, chage will fail" easily detectable from
> inside adduser? Or am I better off by jumping through hoops in adduser
> to find out whether shadow passwords are in use?

Unfortunately, the shadow maintainers haven't replied to this message
which was also sent to shadow@p.d.o. I am thus cloning the bug to

Shadow maintainers, please consider adding a switch to chage which
doesn't make chage fail if no shadow passwords are in use.


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