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Re: /etc/passwd doesnt contain all users

On Mon, Dec 23, 2002 at 02:05:15PM -0600, John Hasler wrote:

> 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.
> Won't such packages have to pre-depend on adduser?

Only if they use adduser in their preinst script.

 - mdz

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