[Adduser-devel] Re: Bug#351681: adduser tries to re-use existing GID
nicolas.francois at centraliens.net
Mon Feb 27 22:26:41 UTC 2006
On Mon, Feb 27, 2006 at 07:54:25AM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> I think I'll reassign the bug to passwd, just in case.
I seems to me that groupadd behavior is OK.
(-o must be used to use an existing group)
Regarding gshadow, I think /etc/group was changed manually, then
/etc/group and /etc/gshadow were no more synchronized.
Maybe this made adduser think that an ID was free while it was in fact in
I don't remember of any such report of upgrade failure and this bug is now
unreproducible, so I'm closing this bug. I'm keeping adduser and Rob
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