Subject: Re: "adduser" proposal
To: Chris Jones <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/19/1998 16:11:26
On 16 Oct 1998, Chris Jones wrote:

> I think it'd be great to have a native NetBSD adduser.  But I can see
> that providing sufficient flexibility is going to be a problem, no
> matter what you do.

I wouldn't get too upset by that. If it doesn't have sufficient
flexability for some users, they can write a custom script (which,
notably, is exactly what they are doing now anyway).

This is more to stem the newbie unix user complaints of it being
too hard to add a new user.

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