adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':29 thru 64

Bug #4597 reported by atie on 2005-11-18
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #36267: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf'. Edit Remove
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Bug Description

During installation of hal (0.5.5.1-1ubuntu1), got this error.

Installing new version of config file /etc/dbus-1/system.d/hal.conf ...
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':29.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':30.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':31.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':32.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':36.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':37.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':38.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':39.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':49.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':57.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':64.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':29.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':30.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':31.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':32.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':36.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':37.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':38.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':39.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':49.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':57.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':64.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':29.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':30.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':31.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':32.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':36.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':37.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':38.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':39.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':49.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':57.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':64.

Setting up dhcp3-client (3.0.3-5ubuntu2) ...
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':29.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':30.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':31.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':32.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':36.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':37.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':38.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':39.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':49.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':57.
adduser: Couldn't parse `/etc/adduser.conf':64.

After some additional packages, hal was also upgraded with the same
warnings as in the original report.

-marc

Changed in adduser:
status: New → Fixed
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