[Adduser-devel] Bug#298879: adduser: manpage should mention /etc/login.defs

Gerhard Schrenk Gerhard Schrenk <gps@mittelerde.physik.uni-konstanz.de>, 298879-maintonly@bugs.debian.org
Thu, 10 Mar 2005 14:49:02 +0100

Package: adduser
Version: 3.59
Severity: wishlist

Adduser reads information from /etc/login.defs not only
/etc/adduser.conf. If this behaviour is a feature and not a bug, please
add this file to the manpage.

This is at least the case for the following settings in /etc/login.defs 


I believe this is a new behaviour since my upgrade from woody to sarge.
If this is the case then please add this informantion to

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.4.26-ow2-wjq
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE= (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)

Versions of packages adduser depends on:
ii  debconf               Debian configuration management sy
ii  passwd                      1:4.0.3-30.7 Change and administer password and
ii  perl-base                   5.8.4-6      The Pathologically Eclectic Rubbis

-- debconf information:
* adduser/homedir-permission: false