[Bug 270852] Extra characters in config files after upgrade with freebsd-update(8)

From: <bugzilla-noreply_at_freebsd.org>
Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2023 14:53:50 UTC

Graham Perrin <grahamperrin@freebsd.org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
          Component|standards                   |bin
                URL|                            |https://docs.freebsd.org/en
                   |                            |/books/handbook/book/#updat
                   |                            |ing-upgrading-freebsdupdate
                 CC|                            |doc@FreeBSD.org
             Status|New                         |Open
            Summary|Extra characters in config  |Extra characters in config
                   |files after upgrade         |files after upgrade with
                   |                            |freebsd-update(8)
           Severity|Affects Many People         |Affects Some People
           Assignee|standards@FreeBSD.org       |bugs@FreeBSD.org
           Keywords|                            |needs-qa
           See Also|                            |https://reviews.freebsd.org
                   |                            |/D36786,
                   |                            |https://bugs.freebsd.org/bu
                   |                            |gzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2703
                   |                            |38

--- Comment #1 from Graham Perrin <grahamperrin@freebsd.org> ---
If a person has the expertise to intentionally remove a user that's normally a
part of FreeBSD, I should expect the person to be prepared for reintroduction
of the user as part of a normal freebsd-update routine. 


Re: remnants following use of freebsd-update, I'm surprised that the FreeBSD
Handbook does not describe what to do – during an update – when the user is
presented with things such as this: 

<<<<<<< current version

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