Debian Bug report logs - #81697

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Package: debhelper; Maintainer for debhelper is Debhelper Maintainers <>; Source for debhelper is src:debhelper.

Reported by: Matt Zimmerman <>

Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 19:03:48 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Merged with 118787

Found in versions 2.2.11, 3.0.44

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Report forwarded to, Joey Hess <>:
Bug#81697; Package debhelper. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Matt Zimmerman <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: dh_adduser
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 13:08:21 -0500
Package: debhelper
Version: 2.2.11
Severity: wishlist

There is a common need to handle idempotent addition/removal of system
users/groups.  It would be nice if debhelper were to implement a tool for doing
this The Right Way(tm).

-- System Information
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux mizar 2.4.0 #1 Sat Jan 6 09:34:06 EST 2001 i686

Versions of packages debhelper depends on:
ii  dpkg-dev                Package building tools for Debian 
ii  file                        3.33-1       Determines file type using "magic"
ii  fileutils                   4.0.35-1     GNU file management utilities.    
ii  lynx                        2.8.3-1      Text-mode WWW Browser             
pi  perl-5.005 [perl5]          5.005.03-7.1 Larry Wall's Practical Extracting 
ii  perl-5.6 [perl5]            5.6.0-6.2    Larry Wall's Practical Extracting 

 - mdz

Merged 81697 118787. Request was from Joey Hess <> to Full text and rfc822 format available.

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