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FS#56017 - [filesystem][systemd] root user created with shell /sbin/nologin

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by loqs (loqs) - Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 01:05 GMT
Last edited by Sébastien Luttringer (seblu) - Sunday, 10 December 2017, 16:06 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Testing
Status Assigned
Assigned To Sébastien Luttringer (seblu)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
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filesystem 2017.10-1 removed the root user it will be created by sysusers.d if it does not exist because of the /usr/lib/sysusers.d/basic.conf as provided by systemd
however system users created by sysusers.d have their shell set to /sbin/nologin

Additional info:
filesystem 2017.10-1
systemd 235.8-1

Steps to reproduce:
create a new install based upon testing repositories.
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Comment by Sébastien Luttringer (seblu) - Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 07:41 GMT
I roll-backed to a version with root embedded in passwd,group,shadow,gshadow. I will need to ask to systemd folks what they think about that.