[shadow] allow dot characters in login name

Elan Ruusamäe glen at delfi.ee
Fri Dec 15 21:27:23 CET 2006

On Friday 15 December 2006 21:24, Jérôme Augé wrote:
> I didn't knew there was another package providing useradd and others
> user management tools.
> So, I'll give it a try on my next install and see how it behaves/changes
> from the shadow package.
you can do it on existing installs too

just poldek -u pwdutils
it will replace shadow, keeping configuration files (.rpmnew / .rpmsave) if 
you changed something

at some point their behaviour was compared and unified, not sure what's the 
state is now.


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