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Re: adduser....

On Wed 27 Oct 1999, Christopher C Chimelis wrote:
> Is it just me or is adduser totally screwed up?  I just tried adding two

I think it's just you :-)

> users and it just won't do it.  I don't have time to look at it, but
> even when I downgraded to slink's, it dies.  I'm suspecting bash (for lack
> of a better suspect).  If anyone looks into this, let me know what goes...

# adduser dummy
Adding user dummy...
Adding new group dummy (1001).
Adding new user dummy (1001) with group dummy.
Creating home directory /home/dummy.
Copying files from /etc/skel
Enter new UNIX password: 
Retype new UNIX password: 
Changing the user information for dummy
Enter the new value, or press return for the default
        Full Name []: test
        Room Number []: 
        Work Phone []: 
        Home Phone []: 
        Other []: 
Is the information correct? [y/n] y

# grep dummy /etc/passwd

# head -1 /usr/sbin/adduser
#!/usr/bin/perl -w

Works fine here.
Not bash, but maybe perl? I have perl-5.004-base_5.004.05-3 installed.


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