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Re: /etc/passwd doesnt contain all users

On Mon, Dec 23, 2002 at 07:32:37PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 23, 2002 at 02:08:40PM -0500, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > Though now that I think about it, there is really very little reason
> > to check for the existence of a user at all.  Most packages should be
> > using adduser, which will do the right thing if the user already
> > exists.
> Oh, it will? Excellent. I have a few maintainer scripts to simplify
> then.

It will for --system, anyway, which is what maintainer scripts should be

 - mdz

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