/etc/skel doesn't work?!
baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Tue Mar 7 12:33:22 UTC 2017
On 03/07/17 07:23, Arthur Chance wrote:
> On 07/03/2017 12:12, Baho Utot wrote:
>> On 03/06/17 16:40, Polytropon wrote:
>>> On Mon, 6 Mar 2017 21:51:25 +0200, Chris Knipe wrote:
>>>> Just out of interest...
>>>> Is there any reason why /etc/skel IS there then? Other than to create
>>>> confusion of course.
>>> I think /etc/skel is intended for user-supplied files in the
>>> first place when overriding system-supplied files in /usr/share/skel
>>> is intended (by changing the default location for tools like pw
>>> and adduser). It's also a Linuxism. :-)
>> That would be all well and good, but /etc/skel just doesn't work
> Nowhere is it documented to work. man adding_user, man pw.conf and man
> adduser all document /usr/share/skel as the relevant directory.
> FreeBSD is not Linux, and RTFM is always sound advice.
Then why is /etc/skel there and FTFM
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