'su lfs' dropping into the background

James Robertson jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jan 20 06:26:13 PST 2004


Bruce Dubbs wrote:

> Greg Schafer wrote:
> 
>> On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 10:33:31PM +0100, Alex Groenewoud wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> What a mess.  The -m flag to useradd doesn't just create the /home/lfs
>>> directory, but also populates it with all the files from /etc/skel.
>>>   
>>
>>
>> Yes, of course. So, your /etc/skel is a mess. I don't see how LFS can do
>> much about that.
>>
> I second that.
> 

I third it.  What if we do not put the -m in the useradd command line? 
We won't get the stuff from a potentially dirty /etc/skel dir.  Is there 
someting else -m does that I am not aware of that requires us to use it?

James


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