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Re: Bug #23053



Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@tripnet.se> writes:

> > > That was exactly what happens! I, as root is
> > > adding/creating/deleting (etc) a user, the program xAdmin is
> > > therefor run by root, therefor /etc/shadow will be owned by
> > > root.root, True?
> > 
> > 	You misunderstood the word "own". Think "belonging to a
> > 	package", as in "I shouldn't go around mucking /etc/inetd.conf
> > 	because it is not owned by me -- so I'll use update-inetd.
> 
> I did not misunderstood the word, this is _EXACTLY_ how I understood
> it!

It seems to me you're still missing the point.  If you realise that
/etc/shadow is owned by someone else, why are you continuing to muck
with it?  Your ``fix'' doesn't address this issue.

-- 
James
~Yawn And Walk North~


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