Bug#391717: [Adduser-devel] Bug#391717: gender in /etc/passwd

Robert Millan rmh at aybabtu.com
Sun Oct 8 16:05:37 UTC 2006

reassign 391717 passwd

On Sun, Oct 08, 2006 at 05:31:20PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 08, 2006 at 04:52:00PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> > What do you think?
> I think that this is not within adduser's domain and should be cleared
> with the maintainers of the underlying low level tools.
> adduser doesn't care about the GECOS field at all, even the questions
> asked during interactive account creation are not asked by adduser,
> but by chfn.


passwd maintainers, what do you think about this?  The idea would be to add a
gender field in the GECOS, please see the bug log for details and rationale.



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