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Bug 440474

Summary: net-misc/openssh-5.9_p1-r4: some elog messages should only be shown for the first install.
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: poletti.marco
Component: [OLD] Core systemAssignee: Gentoo's Team for Core System packages <base-system>
Severity: normal    
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 440214    

Description poletti.marco 2012-10-31 10:59:04 UTC
Disclaimer: this bug has been filed in a semi-automated manner.

When emerging the package net-misc/openssh-5.9_p1-r4, the following elog messages are displayed:

 * Please be aware users need a valid shell in /etc/passwd
 * in order to be allowed to login.

Such messages should only be displayed when the package is a new install.
These situations can be checked in the ebuild as follows:

if ! has_version 'net-misc/openssh'; then

See the tracker bug 440214 for more details.
Comment 1 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2012-11-06 21:34:46 UTC
the package is part of the stage3 thus users would never see the message