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'.' in username


I just found out that chsh complains if a username has a '.' in it:

% sudo chsh foo.bar
[ ... ]
chsh: '.' is dangerous in a login name

I'm sure there's a reason (why? regexps involved?) but I think that
since chsh complains, adduser should complain too.  No?

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