USERS/GROUPS in [was: FreeBSD Port: postfix-2.8.4,1]

Sahil Tandon sahil at
Wed Aug 3 04:05:20 UTC 2011

[ adding portmgr@ to the chain since we're in bpmk territory]

On Tue, 2011-08-02 at 15:09:49 +0200, Miroslav Lachman wrote:

> Sahil Tandon wrote:
> >On Tue, 2011-08-02 at 00:04:14 +0200, olli hauer wrote:
> >
> >>No, you don't hit the limitation. It seems you really found a bug in
> >>the Framework!
> >>
> >> From the Framework code in existing groups should honored.
> >
> >Along those lines, what about using groupmod instead of usermod?
> >Perhaps due to my ignorance, it seems more straightforward and does not
> >require much sed-fu; I've attached a (probably incomplete) patch to
> >illustrate my thinking.  I understand what I am suggesting could
> >introduce other problems, so please do not construe it as an as-is
> >suggestion, but rather something to stoke discussion.
> I tested your patch and it works for me.

[ .. ]

> It was tested on really old testing system...
> Thank you for your time and working solution.

You are welcome - thanks again for reporting the problem and testing the
new patch.  I believe ohauer@ is taking a look at how else to achieve
the desired behavior without introducing new problems.  I hope we can
get a fix into the tree soon.

Sahil Tandon <sahil at>

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