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Re: bug or feature? rmuser leaves /etc/ptmp file
same thing for me on my openbsd 3.1 upgrade from 3.0
----- Original Message -----
From: "OpenBSD baby" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, June 09, 2002 9:43 PM
Subject: Re: bug or feature? rmuser leaves /etc/ptmp file
> > I can't duplicate this, though. rmuser doesn't leave any /etc/ptmp
> > for me (on -current) even with nonexistent users.
> I'm using a fresh install from the 3.1 CDs.
> In as "root" user for the first time, in the "sh" shell.
> The exact sequence of events was:
> 1. Install OpenBSD 3.1 from CDs.
> 2. Reboot. Go in as root. Type "sh" for sh shell.
> 3. Remove user "www". (rmuser.... "www". "y")
> 4. Fall asleep. Wake up.
> 5. Use "adduser" to add 3 real users. Successful.
> 6. Forget that I removed "www" last night before bed.
> 7. rmuser: "www". Tells me no such user.
> 8. Now /etc/ptmp is there, "adduser" is locked.
> 9. If I kill /etc/ptmp I can use adduser/rmuser again.
> 10. All is well, unless I try (for bug-testing sake) to
> do an "rmuser" for a different user that doesn't exist.
> It does the /etc/ptmp thing all over again.
> I hope this helps.