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Re: System users: removing them

(culled cc list of a few people I know read -devel)
Roger Leigh wrote:

> Given the need to consider unlocking as well as locking, I'm not sure
> it's worth adding special support to deluser: the typical logic used
> to create the user will be insufficient to unlock, so it's no less
> the effort to add an explict unlock/lock to the maintainer scripts,
> dropping use of deluser entirely.

The obvious question then would be whether it's worth adding special
support to deluser *and* adduser, no?

I don't have an answer in mind, though the lazy person in me would
like it to work.

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