installation of cdrecord needs an user "bin"

Ian Molton imolton at clara.net
Thu Oct 4 09:25:27 PDT 2001


On stardate Thu, 4 Oct 2001 18:22:04 +0200
Fernando began the full scale invasion of earth with the following words:

> On Thu 04 Oct 2001 18:11, Ian Molton wrote:
> > On stardate Thu, 04 Oct 2001 10:22:09 -0500
> >
> > J.A. began the full scale invasion of earth with the following words:
> > > ==== /etc/passwd ====
> > > bin:x:1:1:bin:/dev/null:/bin/false
> >
> > I have:
> >
> > bin:x:1:1:bin::
> >
> > is that bad?
> 
> From "man 5 passwd":
> 
>   shell     the program to run at login (if empty, use /bin/sh).
>                         If set to a non-existing executable, the  user 
> will
>                         be unable to login through login(1).

I think I better fix my passwd :-) excuse me...
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