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become should have a better error message when homedir doesn't exist
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Right now it just says 'no such user' which is confusing, see T149505

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scfc triaged this task as Low priority.Dec 1 2016, 9:00 PM
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Change 382200 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mridubhatnagar; owner: Mridubhatnagar):
[labs/toollabs@master] Improve error message of become

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/382200

Change 382200 abandoned by BryanDavis:
Improve error message of become

Reason:
No activity by uploader following code review

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/382200

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