Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 454091
luserdel -r does not remove user's mailbox
Last modified: 2010-10-25 06:05:27 EDT
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Description of problem:
luserdel -r removes the user and his/her home directory but it leaves his/her mailbox in /var/spool/mail.
1) Enhance the implementation of "-r" parameter so that luserdel will remove the mailbox too.
2) Implement a new parameter so that the home directory removal is independent on the mailbox removal.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. luseradd testuser
2. luserdel -r testuser
3. ls -l /var/spool/mail/testuser
Mailbox file in /var/spool/mail is present.
Mailbox file in /var/spool/mail is not present.
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Fixed in hg tip.
Fixed in rawhide libuser-0.56.11-1. Thanks for your report.