[Adduser-devel] Bug#351681: adduser tries to re-use existing GID

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Wed Feb 22 12:01:44 UTC 2006

On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 01:10:53PM -0800, Rob Browning wrote:
> Marc Haber <mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de> writes:
> > I would be interested whether you use plain passwords, NIS, LDAP or
> > other schemes, and what's the output of
> > perl -e 'print join(":",getgrgid(1002)) || print "undefined\n"'
> Hmm.  Something's definitely wrong on the machine.  I tried running
> dpkg-reconfigure passwd to check the settings and saw this:
>   no matching group file entry in /etc/gshadow
>   add group `man' in /etc/gshadow? no matching group file entry in /etc/gshadow
>   add group `plugdev' in /etc/gshadow? grpck: no changes
>   Please correct the error and rerun `/sbin/shadowconfig on'
> I recently upgraded the machine to unstable.  Perhaps something
> happened during that process.

Probably. Can I close this bug?


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