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

Marc Haber mh+debian-bugs at zugschlus.de
Sun Jul 1 15:09:14 UTC 2012

On Sun, Jul 01, 2012 at 03:43:42PM +0100, Stephen Gran wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, Marc Haber said:
> > Thus, packages using adduser --system and relying on adduser doing the
> > right thing will get a piuparts-based RC bug in no time. Adduser
> > should change its default behavior to something that QA will accept.
> And what directory would that be, then?

Since policy does not give any hints about that, adduser --system
should probably insist on --home being given.


Marc Haber         | "I don't trust Computers. They | Mailadresse im Header
Mannheim, Germany  |  lose things."    Winona Ryder | Fon: *49 621 31958061
Nordisch by Nature |  How to make an American Quilt | Fax: *49 621 31958062

More information about the Adduser-devel mailing list