[Adduser-devel] Bug#451967: adduser: claims to remove a group but does not do it

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Mon Nov 19 14:43:21 UTC 2007

Package: adduser
Version: 3.105
Severity: normal

# deluser credativ
Entferne Benutzer »credativ« ...
Warning: Removing group `test', since no other user is part of it.

But ...

# getent group test

The group is still in /etc/group.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.21-2-k7 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.utf8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages adduser depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]      1.5.16        Debian configuration management sy
ii  passwd                     1: change and administer password and
ii  perl-base                  5.8.8-12      The Pathologically Eclectic Rubbis

adduser recommends no packages.

-- debconf information:
* adduser/homedir-permission: true

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