On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 10:58:45PM +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
Or would you rather let the existing username have the uid it had
the package upgrade, effectively nullifying the original goal of being
able to trust that the uid will always be the same?
I'd be happy enough with being able to trust that it'll always be the same
on new installs. The older systems can be migrated as
time/energy/inclination permits. I don't see any reason to block improving
the situation just because there's currently a mess.
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