[Adduser-devel] Bug#442619: adduser: useradd don't accept "s" as "yes" when in portuguese

Joao Eriberto Mota Filho eriberto at eriberto.pro.br
Sun Sep 16 16:23:43 UTC 2007

Package: adduser
Version: 3.102
Severity: normal
Tags: l10n

When operating in systems with Brazilian Portuguese language set, after a netinst install, the adduser 
command don't accept "s" option ("s" of "sim" = "yes"). The result of the "locale yesexpr" command 
is "^[SsyY].*". The "y" option works fine. After some time (or apt-gets?), the problem don't occur 
more. I don't know perl and don't know how to fix the problem. Sorry.

Best regards,

Eriberto - Brazil

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-4-k7
Locale: LANG=pt_BR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=pt_BR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages adduser depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]       1.5.11       Debian configuration management sy
ii  passwd                      1: change and administer password and
ii  perl-base                   5.8.8-7      The Pathologically Eclectic Rubbis

adduser recommends no packages.

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

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