Bug#406911: user-setup: last set of bugfixes stops passwd/make-user=false from working
On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 08:55:02PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > frans,
> > why is functions.sh returning '1' if the file $ROOT/etc/passwd exists,
> > in both the is_system_user and root_password functions?
> > surely this should be 0 in both instances?
> Er, it's not:
> if ! [ -e $ROOT/etc/passwd ]; then
> return 1
> This returns 1 if it _doesn't_ exist.
> > especially look at like 47 of user-setup-ask - it says if [ ! root_password]
> elif ! root_password; then
> So if there's no $ROOT/etc/password, root_password will return false,
> and this confitional will succeed, and it will go on to check for a
> preseeded root password. Seems like the right thing to do..
yes - phil, who also understands shell scripts (which i don't even
pretend to understand) explained it to me.
sorry for taking up your time with this one, guys.
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