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Apache newusers command for multiple users

Trying to batch create create multiple users using the newusers command and reading data from a text file documented here: https://www.linuxnix.com/linux-password-file-explained-detail/.

When I run the command I get an error: Error in `newusers’: double free or corruption (!prev):

Works if there are only 2 users in that file, but any more throws an error. Seems to be a reported bug. Any work arounds or other solutions?

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Hello,

It looks like that the bug should be fixed now:

https://github.com/shadow-maint/shadow/commit/954e3d2e7113e9ac06632aee3c69b8d818cc8952

Regards, Bobby