[Adduser-devel] Bug#425426: Bug#425426: allow creation of user accounts with dublicate uid

Joerg Hoh joerg at joerghoh.de
Mon May 21 19:48:53 UTC 2007


On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 07:32:25PM +0200, Nico Golde wrote:
> Why not? If you want to have a second root user without 
> password, homedirectory and login shell you need it. 

Why not use sudo?

> And I 
> mean technically there is no problem with that. In some 
> cases you can't use root for a specific task and you don't 
> want to use suid 0 binaries cause they might be exploited by 
> other users. And I mean useradd enables this, why not then?

Then you just need useradd. 

What did you do to the cat? It looks half-dead. -Schroedinger's wife
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