Re: Weird useradd behaviour
On 3/30/06, Dalibor Straka <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Debian unstable useradd (shadow-4.0.15) doesn't do chown after
> creating a user's home (-m option). I've found in the shadow source
> package a patch with missing chown(...) line.
> So... what do you think? Have anyone encountered the same problem?
useradd only adds the user, adduser handles all the other stuff. If
you want to create a new user you're probably mistakenly using useradd
instead of adduser.