Subject: Re: useradd is useless for creating system users
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/07/2000 14:03:30
On Thu, 7 Dec 2000, Thomas Klausner wrote:

: I committed the fix, slightly modified (there was a second place
: (usermod) that needed a patch, too).

Don't forget to request pullups to 1.5.1.

: Problem is, what are you going to do on 1.5 or earlier, or current
: machines which don't have that fix yet?

"Wait."  Or recompile manually.  Or add the user with vipw.

-- Todd Vierling <>  *
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