[Fedora-packaging] Second user/group handling draft

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Sat May 12 09:22:49 UTC 2007

On Friday 11 May 2007, Bill Nottingham wrote:

> Why not just check the exit status of useradd? There is a specific
> exit status for 'user already exists'.

Possible, but would result in quite a bit of "useradd: user foo exists" noise 
on package upgrades or more complicated %pre scriptlets that filter out this 
particular error message but let others through.  useradd would benefit from 
an option similar to groupadd's -f.

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