When pwck is run there are many duplicate entries

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Issue

When pwck is run there are many duplicate entries as below:

# pwck
user news: directory /etc/news does not exist
user uucp: directory /var/spool/uucp does not exist
user gopher: directory /var/gopher does not exist
user pcap: directory /var/arpwatch does not exist
duplicate shadow password entry
delete line 'root:$1$<encrypted password>:15767:0:99999:7:::'?
duplicate shadow password entry
delete line 'root:$1$<encrypted password>:15767:0:99999:7:::'?
duplicate shadow password entry
delete line 'bin:*:14355:0:99999:7:::'?
duplicate shadow password entry
delete line 'bin:*:14355:0:99999:7:::'?
duplicate shadow password entry
delete line 'bin:*:14355:0:99999:7:::'?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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