useradd now creates groups too

Jeremy Henty onepoint at starurchin.org
Mon Sep 29 05:47:35 PDT 2008


Replying to myself, 

On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 09:07:28AM +0100, Jeremy Henty wrote:
> 
> I've noticed a change in the behaviour of useradd when upgrading LFS
> from 6.1.1 to  6.3: "useradd foo" now creates  a default group "foo"
> and makes  it the  primary group  of user "foo".   It this  meant to
> happen or have I messed something up?

I've just noticed that shadow-4.0.18.1-useradd_fix-2.patch seems to be
responsible for this.   Is that right?  If so then it  does a lot more
than it says on the tin!

Regards, 

Jeremy Henty 



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