[Adduser-devel] Bug#611898: adduser: manpage mentions nonexistent possibility to run custom scripts

Justin B Rye jbr at edlug.org.uk
Thu Feb 3 13:39:08 UTC 2011

Ludwig Ortmann wrote:
> As far as I can tell (I looked around the code a little) adduser does
> not provide the mentioned possibility to run custom scripts.
> If this is indeed the case the passage should be removed from the
> manpage.
> Otherwise the manpage should provide documentation where to put / how to
> use such scripts.

Search in adduser(8) for "/usr/local/sbin/adduser.local".  But it does
seem to me that this useful feature should probably also be mentioned
under FILES.

Suggested patch attached; my nroff seems okay but may need tweaking.
Not the maintainer or even a DD
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