Bug#398802: [Adduser-devel] Bug#398802: Preseeding adduser/homedir-permission doesn't appear to work

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 19:37:40 CET 2006

On 11/15/06, Stephen Gran <sgran at debian.org> wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, Olaf van der Spek said:
> > I've put "adduser     adduser/homedir-permission      boolean false" in preseed.cfg, but /etc/adduser.conf contains "DIR_MODE=0755".
> > The preseed entry appears to be ignored.
> I don't know the fields for a preseed entry, I'm afraid, so can you tell
> me what the first one represents?  Package?  Title?  Something else?

According to http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.i386/apbs03.html
the format is "<owner> <question name> <question type> <value>".

> I'm guessing at package, but I want to be sure.  I don't really see how
> this happened, looking over the maintainer scripts, so can you help
> debug it?

Sure. What can I do?

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