Re: kickstart user and the --gecos option

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On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 02:43:33PM -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I am installing F12 via kickstart.  I want to set up my userid, and 
> after a bit of reading figured out I needed to add the user command.
> On reading I figured 
> out I needed:
> user --name=me --gecos="me myself" --password=nothingspecial
> But the install gave me an error on the --gecos option, saying it was an 
> invalid option.  So I removed it to get the install going, I can add the 
> name later.  


> So what is the format 
> for --gecos when you want a space in the name field.  And where are the 
> GECOS fields described?

They used to be documented in a manpage, but I can't find it now.
At any rate, I typically use chfn(1) to set the gecos field.

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