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Bug#3017: adduser corrupts passwd and group files

You (LeBlanc@mcc.ac.uk) wrote:
> Package: adduser
> Version: 1.97-1
> On a system with NIS enabled, adduser adds the new user and
> group entries to the passwd and group files respectively
> AFTER the NIS '^+' lines.  The lines beginning with '+'
> should remain the last lines in the passwd and group files.

This should be configurable. On a NIS server you most likely WANT
this behaviour; read /usr/doc/nis/debian.nis.howto for an explanation.

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