nALFS feature request

Richard rgollub at
Wed May 15 18:15:08 PDT 2002

Neven Has wrote:
> I don't think it would, because of that ^. But it would, if there is
> a user "lfser". :) So I think:
>     grep '^lfs:' /etc/passwd
> would work (where lfs should be &lfs-user; in general).

	How about using something like:

	id lfs &> /dev/null || useradd ...

	Check man id; I believe this method gives you better control of the

	As usual, HTH.
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