Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 432647
luseradd, lusermod ignore some command-line arguments
Last modified: 2010-10-25 05:59:40 EDT
Description of problem:
* luseradd completely ignores the -p and -P arguments
* lusermod ignores changes performed by other arguments if
any of -p, -P, -L, -U is used.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Note that the utilities in RHEL4 have quite a few other bugs - this are only the
bugs that Tomas Mraz has run into.
Created attachment 294800 [details]
A patch fixing luseradd, from libuser-0.53.2.
Created attachment 294801 [details]
A patch fixing lusermod, from libuser-0.53.2.
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