[PATCH] bug #10981: adduser -D behavior

Bernd Petrovitsch bernd at petrovitsch.priv.at
Tue Feb 11 16:14:12 UTC 2020

On 11/02/2020 14:36, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> On 2/11/20 8:13 AM, Donovan Keohane wrote:
>> In adduser in coreutils, the behavior of --disabled-password sets the
>> users hash in /etc/shadow to a single asterisk. It looks like busybox
>> adduser '-D' option is supposed to be analogous to the behavior of
>> coreutils '--disabled-password'.
> There is no coreutils "adduser" utility. util-linux does provide a

Ubuntu has an "adduser" package (so probably the whole Debian world).
I can check Fedora-31 later ...

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