Subject: Re: Adding a users group to /etc/group (Was: CVS commit: basesrc)
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/02/2000 11:08:00
On 29 Apr 2000, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> > 	Without a users group the default useradd will fail. Having
> > 	'useradd bob' fail with 'useradd: group users not found' is
> > 	pretty lame.
> Fine, David. Please discuss this in public for a while and get
> consensus. Don't go off doing something like this without getting some
> general sense of what people thing FIRST.
> For the moment, could you back it out?

	The balance so far seems to be in favour of having the group -
	thought I'm willing to back it out pending the conclusion of
	the debate if you still think it appropriate?

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