Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 6245
newly added users don't have 'group' assigned to them
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:52 EDT
I added several users in 6.0 before upgrading to 6.1. Then I
proceeded to add some more users (using
linuxconf-1.16r3.2-2) when I noticed that the newly added
users don't have a default group assigned.
In 6.0, if I added a user 'wchan'. That account would have
group 'wchan' as well.
/etc/group has 2 lines which for the newly added users (6.1
with no groups)...
I used linuxconf to modify the 2 users, I added groups for
them (same as their userid). Now my /etc/group looks like...
Is this a bug?
Thanks....great job on 6.1. The /upgrade install was slick.
it is a bug, since it breaks /etc/csh.login, line:
[ `id -gn` = `id -un` -a `id -u` -gt 14]
fails, and then the /etc/profile.d stuff doesn't get executed
if login shell is tcsh
This was fixed in 1.16r7
Our next errata release of linuxconf (after we finish testing) should
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 6089 ***