[Adduser-devel] Bug#558260: --quiet doesn't make adduser $user $group quiet

Jörg Sommer joerg at alea.gnuu.de
Fri Nov 27 12:56:43 UTC 2009

Package: adduser
Version: 3.111
Severity: normal


# adduser --quiet joerg adm
Adding user joerg to group adm

This message comes from gpasswd in line 357

% grep -C 1 -n gpasswd =adduser
355-    &invalidate_nscd();
356:    my $gpasswd = &which('gpasswd');
357:    &systemcall($gpasswd, '-a',$existing_user,$existing_group);
358-    &invalidate_nscd();

Bye, Jörg.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: unstable/experimental
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (900, 'unstable'), (700, 'experimental')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-rc5
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages adduser depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]        1.5.28      Debian configuration management sy
ii  passwd                       1: change and administer password and
ii  perl-base                    5.10.1-5    minimal Perl system

adduser recommends no packages.

Versions of packages adduser suggests:
ii  liblocale-gettext-perl        1.05-6     Using libc functions for internati
ii  perl-modules                  5.10.1-5   Core Perl modules

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