Bug#408361: [pkg-firebird-general] Bug#408361: firebird2-common: must pre-depend on adduser, not depend on it

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Fri Jan 26 13:32:16 CET 2007

On Fri, Jan 26, 2007 at 11:47:49AM +0000, Stephen Gran wrote:

> Aha!.  So it des set the gecos field.  So, basically all of my analysis
> was wrong.  Thanks for investigating.  I now think, although I could be
> wrong, that the problem is that the pam chfn file is not yet set up, so
> root doesn't have passwordless ability to set gecos fields.  So, this is
> not a password prompt for the user's password, it's a pam prompt for the
> root password for permission to run chfn.

That's correct.

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