[Adduser-devel] Bug#396186: bind9: Installation breaks with shadow passwords disabled

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Sat Dec 16 14:23:52 UTC 2006

package adduser
tags #396186 - confirmed fixed-in-experimental
user adduser at packages.debian.org
usertags #396186 close-20061231

On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 11:52:29AM +0000, Kevin Campbell wrote:
> Adding group `bind' (GID 112) ...
> Done.
> Adding system user `bind' (UID 107) ...
> Adding new user `bind' (UID 107) with group `bind' ...
> chage: the shadow password file is not present
> /usr/bin/chage failed with return code 15, shadow not enabled, password aging cannot be set. Continuing.
> Not creating home directory `/var/cache/bind'.
> wrote key file "/etc/bind/rndc.key"
> Starting domain name service...: bind.                                                                                                                                                                             

All I see here is an adduser warning and a successful bind install.
Please elaborate about which bug might be present here.

This bug will be closed on 2006-12-31 if I am not convinced by then
that there is an adduser bug.


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