Subject: Re: Adding a users group to /etc/group (Was: CVS commit: basesrc)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bernd Ernesti <email@example.com>
Date: 04/29/2000 14:58:34
On Sat Apr 29 11:47:44 2000, David Brownlee wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Apr 2000, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> > > basesrc/etc: group
> > > useradd defaults to using the 'users' group, so add one.
> > Arg, you now hardcoded the group to a fixed number.
> > Let the admin who use that script decide which number he wants to
> > use.
> > Please back that out.
> Without a users group the default useradd will fail. Having
> 'useradd bob' fail with 'useradd: group users not found' is
> pretty lame.
Ok, then useradd is broken. This needs to be fixed in useradd.