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Description of problem:
The luserdel utility removes the user account without asking for any information even if command line "--interactive" was given.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. luserdel --interactive testuser
No prompt for any information.
Prompt for necessary information (e.g.: remove the home directory?)
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Thanks for your report.
The behavior is correct, only the --help output is imprecise. --help says:
-i, --interactive prompt for all information
but the real meaning of the option is:
Ask all questions when connecting to the user database, even if
default answers are set up in libuser configuration.
Unfortunately the libuser version in RHEL4 has very little documentation.
Thus, -i affects only libuser modules that can ask questions about configuration
- in practice, only the "ldap" module. It does not mean that luserdel should
ask for any confirmation.