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Re: pkgsrc-created user and group ids

2010/1/22 Ãtienne <>:
> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 11:25:46PM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
>> > Is there a way to tell pkgsrc to do this generally, or is it OS-specific?
>> One OS independent way to do this might be (slightly tweaked version
>> of something that has been suggested before)
>> - Add pkgsrc/defaults/users & pkgsrc/defaults/groups which contain
>> lines of username:uid and groupname:gid respectively
>> - If a package defines PKG_USERS or PKG_GROUPS and matches the
>> username or groupname in the, use the uid/gid
>> - Otherwise pick the uid/gid as now (but show a warning for pkglint)
> I can't find any documentation about this. Could you point me to it ?

Apologies - I was unclear. This is a suggested way it could be done,
which would need to be implemented

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