Problems with long usernames

Alexander E. Patrakov semzx at
Fri Apr 11 03:25:15 PDT 2003

On Friday 11 April 2003 14:27, Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> I don't use useradd but creating usernames longer than 8 characters
> manually never gave me a problem.
Manually adding a long username to /etc/passwd and and /etc/shadow never gave 
me a problem. It was useradd who behaved in wrong way.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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