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Re: About valid and invalid user names

Michelle Konzack <linux4michelle@freenet.de> writes:

> Am 2005-02-05 17:21:28, schrieb Bernd Eckenfels:
>> Why not make it an configurable RE? You cant avoid ppl breaking their
>> systems, but you can help them to enforce their policy. For example : may be
>> fine on non-passwd systems (however some tools will have trouble with that).
>> chown was recently fixed to allow . in usernames, no?
> It works since WOODY...
> I can not call it "recently".
Well, if you did, you could argue that Debian releases frequently ;)

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