[Adduser-devel] Bug#316089: marked as done (exim4-config - fails to install if system uses no shadow)

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Package: exim4-config
Version: 4.51-1
Severity: serious

exim4-config fails to install if the system have no /etc/shadow file.

| Setting up exim4-config (4.51-1) ...
| hostname: Unknown host
| hostname: Unknown host
| Adding system-user for exim (v4)
| chage: can't open shadow password file
| groupdel: group Debian-exim does not exist
| dpkg: error processing exim4-config (--configure):
|  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1


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Source: adduser
Source-Version: 3.65

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
adduser, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/a/adduser/adduser_3.65.dsc
  to pool/main/a/adduser/adduser_3.65.tar.gz
  to pool/main/a/adduser/adduser_3.65_all.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 316089 at bugs.debian.org,
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Format: 1.7
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2005 18:03:40 +0000
Source: adduser
Binary: adduser
Architecture: source all
Version: 3.65
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Adduser Developers <adduser-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org>
Changed-By: Marc Haber <mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de>
 adduser    - Add and remove users and groups
Closes: 284688 308175 315071 315250 316089 317944
 adduser (3.65) unstable; urgency=low
   * do not abort if chage returns exit code 3. This is an indication
     that password aging cannot be set due to shadow not being enabled.
     Closes: #316089, #317944.
   * get_group_members now filters out non-existent users.
     Closes: #284688, #315071, #315250
   * Use getpwent to determine whether a to-be-deleted group is primary
     group for users to enhance compatibility with non-/etc/passwd
     backends. Closes: #308175
   * Standards-Version: 3.6.2 (no changes needed)
 d00f0101aafb611e422f425acaafd7c0 637 base important adduser_3.65.dsc
 eb05e197db61189308df4733d9772d68 108680 base important adduser_3.65.tar.gz
 73eaaa39633be00cb7b75dbb057d48bd 100144 base important adduser_3.65_all.deb

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