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Bug#333706: marked as forwarded (useradd lacks -r option)

Subject: Bug#333706: marked as forwarded useradd lacks -r option
From: Debian Bug Tracking System
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 11:18:24 -0700
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has caused the Debian Bug report #333706,
regarding useradd lacks -r option
to be marked as having been forwarded to the upstream software
author(s) Tomasz KÅ?oczko <[email protected]>.

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From: Christian Perrier <[email protected]>
To: Tomasz =?utf-8?Q?K=C5=82oczko?= <[email protected]>
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Subject: Re: [Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#333706: useradd lacks -r option
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tags 333706 upstream

> http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/4/i386/os/SRPMS/shadow-utils-4.0.7-9.src.rpm
> The patch does more than just add '-r', it adds '-M' (not in the LSB) and 
> maybe other stuff.
> I don't think Debian should make this change until upstream has accepted it. 
> So consider this a wishlist bug to help get the change upstream so Debian can 
> use it too.

Thanks Matt, for the patch. As we have the best upstream ever, I'm
confident that shadow 4.0.14 will implement this.

Some work is needed for the documentation as man pages are now
generated from XML files, but it seems this will be easy.

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