Starting user UIDs at 1000 - please check your packages
mitr at volny.cz
Fri Jul 22 18:40:10 UTC 2011
On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 7:24 AM, Garrett Holmstrom
<gholms at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> On 2011-07-20 9:18, Miloslav Trmač wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 6:15 PM, Benjamin Lewis<ben.lewis at benl.co.uk> wrote:
>>> Out of curiosity, how does this affect existing systems which have human
>>> UIDs of 500, 501, etc..?
>>> Do they suddenly become system UIDs or is login.defs left alone then
>>> (and consequently no change happens)?
>> login.defs is %config(noreplace), so nothing is changed for existing systems.
> I was under the impression that few users edit login.defs. Won't a
> package update replace it when it hasn't been manually changed?
You're right, of course. I don't know how I could have not noticed
this. Luckily we can achieve the same effect using scriptlets
Thanks for pointing this out.
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