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Re: Bits from the release team: the plans for etch

On Mon, 24 Oct 2005 08:22:44 +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen
<pere@hungry.com> wrote:
>[Marc Haber]
>> If so, we need an adduser interface which properly handles LDAP and
>> NIS. This is something that our current adduser does not do, and the
>> corresponding bugs are open for many years.
>Well, it would be nice to have, but is not really a requirement.
>Those of us using LDAP and NIS are able to insert users into our
>directories even if adduser do not support it.

And where do system accounts generated by packages on installations go
to? adduser's interaction with LDAP and NIS is abysmally bad, and
nobody seems to care.


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