On Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 5:37 AM Alexis Ballier <aball...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Sep 2020 15:54:14 -0400
> David Michael <fedora....@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > This fix might not be so straightforward.  A configuration I tested
> > hit a dependency loop with shadow -> pambase -> systemd -> a bunch of
> > groups -> shadow.  It is possible to bootstrap around by emerging
> > shadow with no USE flags first, but I don't know how acceptable it is
> > to introduce new dep loops like this.
> what happens without your change ?

Someone reported an issue in https://bugs.gentoo.org/720948 that
showed shadow and groups are not ordered during installation.  I am
not sure what environment produced those symptoms since I never
encountered it, but you can rage-clean shadow and a group, delete the
group, then reinstall it to reproduce the problem.



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