[Adduser-devel] Bug#397916: adduser: unclear warning message

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Fri Nov 10 14:51:33 CET 2006

package adduser
tags #397916 confirmed
user adduser at packages.debian.org
usertags #397916 post-etch

On Fri, Nov 10, 2006 at 01:56:41PM +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> I occasionally see this message (sometimes during package installation):
>     Warning: that home directory does not belong to the user you are currently creating.
> But I don't find any information about what "that" home directory might be.
> Either the directory should be spelled out in the message, or it should be
> something like "the home directory specified on the command line" or whatever
> it is, although I would prefer the former.

Agreed. I have added the directory name to the string, but am going to
leave that change commented out until post-etch. I really would like
to avoid changes in the program translation templates at this stage of


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