[Bug 9736] New: adduser can't add a user to a group

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Mon Mar 13 13:50:29 UTC 2017


            Bug ID: 9736
           Summary: adduser can't add a user to a group
           Product: Busybox
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: All
                OS: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P5
         Component: Standard Compliance
          Assignee: unassigned at busybox.net
          Reporter: laqueray at googlemail.com
                CC: busybox-cvs at busybox.net
  Target Milestone: ---

Steps to reproduce:
1. create new user (optional)
2. adduser user group

bash-4.4# adduser someuser
adduser: /home/someuser: No such file or directory
Changing password for someuser
New password: 
Bad password: too short
Retype password: 
passwd: password for someuser changed by root
bash-4.4# adduser someuser somegroup
addgroup: group 'someuser' in use
bash-4.4# busybox
BusyBox v1.26.2 (2017-03-07 14:31:30 CET) multi-call binary.
BusyBox is copyrighted by many authors between 1998-2015.

Actual Result:
- User is not added to group.
- Error message mentions "addgroup"

Expected Result
- User should get added to group
- Error messages should metion "adduser"

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