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From: Mike Gilbert <floppym@g.o>
Subject: Re: RFC: enewuser should force updates to shell and home
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 14:18:57 -0400
On 6/13/2012 12:00 PM, Ian Stakenvicius wrote:
> Hey all - I'd like to propose that enewuser forces updates to a user's
> home dir and shell whenever it is called, so that if this changes with
> new versions of an ebuild it is dealt with automatically rather than
> having to modify them in pkg_postinst/pkg_setup directly.
> 

Can you give an example of a case where modifying the home directory
and/or shell is necessary? I don't really understand how this is useful.

Also, grobian raised a good point in that the sysadmin may have changed
it manually. It might be better to ewarn and make the user deal with it.

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