FreeBSD Port: KUser deletes root account

Andy Fawcett andy at athame.co.uk
Wed Jan 21 10:32:04 PST 2004


Hi,

On Wednesday 21 January 2004 19:50, Mike Crosland wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using
> FreeBSD 5.2 RELEASE
> KDE 3.1.4 from the ports distribution
>
> When using KUser, I found it deleted the first line of my /etc/passwd
> file, thus eliminating 'root' user. From inquiring into the problem,
> it appears that a similar problem existed under 5.1, the difference
> being that previously it deleted the first 3 lines of the passwd
> file, not just one.

This one has already been fixed in the ports collection, but 
unfortunately it seems that it missed the cut for 5.2-RELEASE 
packaging :(

cvsup your portstree, and rebuild sysutils/kdeadmin3, and it will 
prevent the problem recurring.

A.

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