Valid Group Names

Dan McGhee beesnees at
Sun Oct 4 17:25:21 PDT 2009

Hans Kaper wrote:
> That the problem arises after the installation of Shadow does not surprise  
> me. After the installation groupadd from LFS-Shadow takes over from Shadow  
> of your hostsystem.
Yes, I've done more research and discovered that there's no way around it.
> But why do you use the details in the first place? I use the suggestions  
>  from the package-management system and strip the details, only keeping the  
> name of the package.
It's just a habit that I developed. Wanted the exact version available 
from a ls <> | grep ??? command because I'm lazy. :)

Thanks for the response. It's good to know that someone else uses the 
same system. I like it.


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