bin/116487: teach adduser(8) to respect -G flag in the batch mode

Mike Makonnen mtm at FreeBSD.Org
Mon Oct 8 11:00:14 PDT 2007

The following reply was made to PR bin/116487; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Mike Makonnen <mtm at FreeBSD.Org>
To: Eygene Ryabinkin <rea-fbsd at>
Cc: bug-followup at
Subject: Re: bin/116487: teach adduser(8) to respect -G flag in the batch mode
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2007 20:51:26 +0300

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 Thanks! I have prepared a slightly modified patch to be commited once
 -CURRENT is unfrozen. I've stripped out the conversion of spaces to
 commas because that would be different from how it's handled in the
 rest of the script and because pw(8) accpets it fine.
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 Index: usr.sbin/adduser/adduser.8
 RCS file: /home/ncvs/src/usr.sbin/adduser/adduser.8,v
 retrieving revision 1.59
 diff -u -r1.59 adduser.8
 --- usr.sbin/adduser/adduser.8	5 Dec 2006 23:20:14 -0000	1.59
 +++ usr.sbin/adduser/adduser.8	8 Oct 2007 11:50:13 -0000
 @@ -212,7 +212,7 @@
  .Ar login_group
  the default.
  .It Fl G Ar groups
 -Additional groups.
 +Space-separated list of additional groups.
  This option allows the user to specify additional groups to add users to.
  The user is a member of these groups in addition to their login group.
  .It Fl h
 Index: usr.sbin/adduser/
 RCS file: /home/ncvs/src/usr.sbin/adduser/,v
 retrieving revision 1.30
 diff -u -r1.30
 --- usr.sbin/adduser/	12 Apr 2007 08:17:56 -0000	1.30
 +++ usr.sbin/adduser/	8 Oct 2007 12:40:33 -0000
 @@ -603,6 +603,7 @@
 +			ugroups="$defaultgroups"

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