I got following entries in
/etc/passwd- on one system:
There's no group 513 anywhere on the system. What's this "negative" gid or a gid with a dash prefix? Is this some kind of convention?
It seems that dash/negative alone is the reason this user is not recognised, e.g. by
I went ahead and manually edited
9999 (some non-existent group id) and user entry is fine now (it was not a real user, just a helper).
I'd like to know how it could have happened?
P.S. it's a debian-based linux system.