Package "shadow"

Name: shadow


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • system login tools
  • change and administer password and group data
  • programs to help use subuids

Latest version: 1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5.5
Release: xenial (16.04)
Level: proposed
Repository: main


Other versions of "shadow" in Xenial

Repository Area Version
base main 1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5
security main 1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5.3
updates main 1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5.4

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Version: 1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5.5 2019-08-31 00:06:24 UTC

  shadow (1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5.5) xenial; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/1014_extrausers_delgroup.patch
    - add --extrausers option to "groupdel" (LP: #1840375)

 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:28:19 +0200

1840375 groupdel doesn't support extrausers

Version: *DELETED* 2019-04-25 12:07:10 UTC
No changelog for deleted or moved packages.

Version: 1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5.4 2019-03-26 20:06:45 UTC

  shadow (1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5.4) xenial; urgency=medium

  * patches/1012_extrausers_chfn.patch:
    - add --extrausers option to "chfn" (LP: #1495580)
  * debian/patches/1013_extrausers_deluser.patch:
    - add --extrausers option to "userdel" (LP: #1659534)
  * debian/patches/2000_fix-su-pam-env-handling:
    - fix "su -l" to correctly use pam_getenvlist (LP: #984390)

 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:22:06 +0100

1495580 chfn needs to learn about the --extrausers argument and use libnss-extrausers files when set
1659534 userdel doesn't supports extrausers
984390 $PATH is taken from login.defs not /etc/environment

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