[Adduser-devel] Bug#759740: apt-cache-ng: user apt-cacher-ng already exists error when upgrading

Andrew Patterson andrew.patterson at hp.com
Thu Sep 4 16:40:03 UTC 2014

> I don't know. And as I mentioned before, feel free to use the backport
> version. It contains a quick workaround for a similar situation:
>    # user should exist. adduser sometimes fails (system range issue) but that's ok
>    adduser --quiet --system --group --no-create-home --home "$CDIR" $NAME || id $NAME
> Regards,
> Eduard.

We used your backports work-around and everything is working fine now.

-- Andrew

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