Re: usersgroups - passwd functionality
Stew Benedict writes:
> Also I had to add /usr/sbin to vsx0's path as the group* and user*
> commands reside there in Mandrake - is this valid? I could alternately
> push to move the apps or symlink them.
No problems with the commands being in /usr/sbin. This behaviour is a
bug in the test suites themselves - probably just a difference between
distros in what path gets setup when acquiring root priviliges.
> There also seems to be an issue with the addition of user vsx5, when the
> group already exists, without specifying a group.
> [root@mdk80 /root]# useradd vsx5
> useradd: group vsx5 exists - if you want to add this user to that group,
> use -g.
I think thats probably non compliant behaviour (creating a group at
the same time, or at least having problems with the group already
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