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Re: Some experiences with installation.

On Thu, 30 Nov 1995, Bruce Perens wrote:
> > The other small gripe I have is over the `adduser' script that is
> > invoked when one first logs in to the virgin system. I think that
> > there should be a way to NOT add a user (besides root, ofcourse) at
> > the beginning.
> The problem is that we want to get a user name to which to mail
> error messages, etc., and we want that name to be valid right away.
> Perhaps we should let the user feed in some existing configuration
> files (passwd, group, etc.) from floppy disk?

I might just point out that you can get around this requirement fairly
easily if you know what's coming next--in other words, if you've done a
Debian installation before. 

"I'm a dinosaur.  Somebody's digging my bones."

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