Subject: Re: trusting cvs & pkgsrc
To: Jan Danielsson <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/15/2005 12:28:04
On Thu, 15 Dec 2005, Jan Danielsson wrote:
> On my NetBSD system, I have a user called "pkgsrc", with a home
> directory /home/pkgsrc which is responsible for storing pkgsrc. I don't
> find this to be optimal. I would prefer to keep pkgsrc in /usr/pkgsrc,
> and have root own it.
Why have root own it? Why not just keep your "pkgsrc" user owning it?
My pkgsrc tree is /home/pkgsrc and at /usr/pkgsrc on different systems. I
usually never have them owned by root. And I often have a dedicated
"pkgsrc" group that owns it.
I also don't use cvs client as root.
Jeremy C. Reed
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