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Re: [alpine-devel] Alpine features and the future

From: Shiz <>
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2017 04:43:35 +0100

>> Definitely agree with this. I am also of the opinion that `useradd` and
>> friends seem more commonly used, and it’s a shame to have to recommend
>> using the shadow package for everyone that wants to either use it
>> themselves or have tooling using it.
> Sweet. I didn't realize it was already packaged. I think adduser et al
> should be removed from the busybox distribution and shadow added to the
> default installation.

I have to highly disagree there, as the shadow package pulls in PAM. ;-)
I’m very much for a Busybox-based implementation of those utils, though.

- Shiz

Received on Tue Dec 05 2017 - 04:43:35 UTC