Re: Thanks for a smooth 2.6 to 2.8 transistion
On Wed, 2004-12-15 at 07:28, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 05:59:13AM -0600, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 10:46:50AM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > Bah, perl is the ugliest language ever invented ...
> > Write it in assembler for all I care. But have it do the right thing.
> Point taken.
> It would be easier if the adduser package would include a little script or
> something to handle that.
Indeed. That's bug #147518, more than two and a half years old!
A patch to do something like this in postinst is in that bug, but I
didn't (and still don't) know enough perl to make one crucial line work.
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