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Re: Adding a group to /etc/group

On 2005-03-30 13:08:15 +0100, Clive Menzies wrote:
> On (30/03/05 13:38), Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > I'd like to add a group on my machine. Due to bug 282184, I can't
> > use groupadd. Is it OK to edit /etc/group manually?
> I couldn't say but it should be Ok.  What about addgroup?

addgroup has the same problem:

dixsept:/home/vlefevre# groupadd slocate
groupadd: group slocate exists
dixsept:/home/vlefevre# addgroup slocate
addgroup: The group `slocate' already exists.
dixsept:/home/vlefevre# grep slocate /etc/group

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