LFS-20070209 shadow not playing nice with more_control_pkg_man

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Wed Feb 14 10:30:45 PST 2007

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Arden" <yardcat at comcast.net>
To: "LFS Support List" <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2007 1:01 PM
Subject: LFS-20070209 shadow not playing nice with more_control_pkg_man

> After installing shadow-4.0.17, with the more_control_and_pkg_man 
> scripts,  and creating a pkgusr for the following packages I see this;
> useradd:unknown GID 1000
> mail group doesn't exist
> creating file 0600 mail
> --or something very close to that. It creates a mail file in 
> /var/mail/<pkgusr> and looking at /etc/shadow the new pkgusr has an ! 
> where there should be an x, indicating something isn't right.
> Changing /etc/default/useradd
> GROUP=1000  to 100
> CREATE_MAIL_SPOOL=yes  to no, if I run useradd -D the first line is
> useradd: unknown GID 100
> then dispalys the file. I'm not sure if this is going to cause me 
> problems or not. Any suggestions?
> also glibc-2.5 wants to replace the linux-header file 
> /usr/include/scsi/sg.h with it's own.
> Arden
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Did you do this?
Why would you want users at 100?

groupadd -g 1000 grp1000 (thats for UID 1000)

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