Your message dated Sat, 12 Aug 2017 20:49:20 +0000
with message-id <e1dgdlu-000afo...@fasolo.debian.org>
and subject line Bug#763055: fixed in adduser 3.116
has caused the Debian Bug report #763055,
regarding adduser: --quiet should not suppress fatal error messages
to be marked as done.

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Package: adduser
Version: 3.113+nmu3
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

according to the man page, --quiet is supposed to suppress only
informational messages, not errors or warnings. However there are cases
when addgroup returns a non-zero exit code without printing any message,
for example, when the group to be created already exists with a
different GID. I think that, at least, the following pieces of code
should not have the "if $verbose" suffix.

   printf STDERR (gtx("The group `%s' already exists and is not a system group. 
Exiting.\n"), $new_name) if $verbose;
   exit RET_OBJECT_ALREADY_EXISTS;

   printf STDERR (gtx("The group `%s' already exists, but has a different GID. 
Exiting.\n"), $new_name) if $verbose;
   exit RET_OBJECT_ALREADY_EXISTS;

See also https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=762275#32.

Best regards,
-Michal


-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.16-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages adduser depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]  1.5.53
ii  passwd                 1:4.2-2+b1
ii  perl-base              5.20.1-1

adduser recommends no packages.

Versions of packages adduser suggests:
ii  liblocale-gettext-perl  1.05-8+b1
ii  perl-modules            5.20.1-1

-- debconf information:
  adduser/title:
  adduser/homedir-permission: true

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Source: adduser
Source-Version: 3.116

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
adduser, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is
attached.

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 763...@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
pp.
Afif Elghraoui <a...@debian.org> (supplier of updated adduser package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2017 16:05:34 -0400
Source: adduser
Binary: adduser
Architecture: source
Version: 3.116
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: medium
Maintainer: Debian Adduser Developers <adduser-de...@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Changed-By: Afif Elghraoui <a...@debian.org>
Description:
 adduser    - add and remove users and groups
Closes: 708073 759740 763055 840982 845791
Changes:
 adduser (3.116) unstable; urgency=medium
 .
   * Advise installation of 'perl' rather than 'perl-modules'
     (Closes: #840982)
   * Improve distinction between informational and essential messages
     (Closes: #763055)
   * Improve message accompanying error code for creating system user
     (Closes: #708073, #759740)
   * testsuite: add current directory to Perl module search path
   * Use /usr/sbin/nologin instead of /bin/false for default system shell
     (Closes: #845791)
   * Bump Standards-Version to 4.0.1
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