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

Nico Golde nion at debian.org
Mon May 21 23:48:12 UTC 2007

* Joerg Hoh <joerg at joerghoh.de> [2007-05-22 01:23]:
> 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?

Cause I don't need it.

> > 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. 

Then I can't use the features of adduser ;)
Kind regards
Nico Golde - http://ngolde.de - nion at jabber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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