[Adduser-devel] Bug#432562: --system allow uppercase in usernames without --force-badname

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Wed Nov 23 10:30:11 UTC 2011

retitle #432562 --system should allow uppercase in usernames without --force-badname

On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 02:49:20PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> We aren't making extensive use of this functionality; but at the same time,
> I don't see any indication of bug reports resulting from this change.

I think that not enough Ubuntu systems use a local MTA to make the
caseful-local-part issue show itself significantly enough. This is one
of the points where Debian's and Ubuntu's typical usage has major

In other words: I think the change is valid for Ubuntu, and isn't for


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