[Adduser-devel] Bug#432562: --system allow uppercase in usernames without --force-badname
steve.langasek at canonical.com
Fri Nov 25 21:24:03 UTC 2011
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 11:30:11AM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> 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
There are plenty of users deploying Ubuntu servers, including many mail
servers, and there just isn't any evidence that this behavior is a problem
for these users.
Which is why I asked the question in my email that I did:
Is there further feedback you'd look for here before reconsidering the
> In other words: I think the change is valid for Ubuntu, and isn't for
I don't see any basis for this conclusion. There's no reason why adduser
should behave differently between the two distributions.
Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.
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