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Re: adduser/deluser on postinst

On Tue, 7 Aug 2007 23:57:23 +0200, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña
<jfs@computer.org> wrote:
>I think that we should standarise user creation/deletion in maintainer

Yes. The tool for doing so is adduser.

>For some code examples which do work (and are used in several
>packages) see:

Why does this HOWTO suggest replicating code that is already in
adduser (or should be there) in gazillion of maintainer scripts, which
surely introduces a maintenance nightmare?


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