[Debian-ha-maintainers] Bug#577965: Bug#577965: fails to install when user ais already exists

Guido Günther agx at sigxcpu.org
Thu Apr 15 16:52:48 UTC 2010

Hi Torsten,
On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 03:37:43PM +0000, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Package: corosync
> Version: 1.2.0-3
> Severity: important
> The file corosync.postinst contains:
> 	adduser --quiet --group --system --no-create-home ais
> This, however, fails with error code 1 if the user ais already
> exists on the system, so the package fails to configure.
> (Reason: I have backported lvm from sid, with the OpenAIS hack¹
> applied, and all its dependencies to lenny for my dayjob by re-
> quest of a colleague.)
>   http://www.pixelchaos.net/2009/04/23/openais-an-alternative-to-clvm-with-cman/
On squeeze the adduser call is idempotent:

# adduser --quiet --group --system --no-create-home ais ; echo $?
# adduser --quiet --group --system --no-create-home ais ; echo $?

So I figure this is a request to make the package work on Lenny?
 -- Guido

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