[Adduser-devel] Bug#679746: Bug#679746: default --system home directory leads to piuparts RC bugs

Marc Haber mh+debian-bugs at zugschlus.de
Wed Dec 12 15:18:42 UTC 2012

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 07:05:24AM +0000, Stephen Gran wrote:
> Where would you suggest?  I can't think of a better place, in the
> absence of direction, than /home.

Creating /home/foo will break in the case of an nfs mounted /home, and
other packages are going out of wheezy for using adduser's --system

>   If packages rely on the presence of a home directory, it's up to
>   them to ask for a sensible one.

But being rc buggy just for using --system is not friendly either.


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