[Adduser-devel] Bug#348250: adduser creates /etc/group.lock

Lars Wirzenius liw at liw.iki.fi
Tue Feb 7 02:45:00 UTC 2006

ti, 2006-02-07 kello 01:43 +0000, Stephen Gran kirjoitti:
> I suspect it has to be one of the external programs adduser calls that is
> at fault here, and not adduser itself.

Yes, you're probably right. Reassinging the bug to the passwd package is
probably appropriate.

> Fortunately, the lock files 'expire', but it's still not great to leave
> them laying around.

Yep. Until they do, however, all packages using adduser tend to fail
piuparts testing. Since the existence of the file is due to a bug, I
don't want to add an ignore for it in piuparts, but I'm okay with
manually dealing with the failed logs until the bug is fixed.

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