Subject: Re: user/group news?
To: Georg Schwarz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
Date: 05/22/2004 18:28:35
On Sat, 22 May 2004 18:17:57 +0200 (CEST)
Georg Schwarz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Would that be useful? Do we want/need other packages to use the same
> > user? I would assume that the necessity of creating a user for a
> > specific package indicates that that user requires special permissions
> > that no other user should have.
> unless of course there is a need for sharing access permissions among
> some packages.
So you make the variables in these different packages point to the same
user/group through mk.conf, if their defaults do not permit sharing of
(Or, if the packages are very related, you force them to use the same
user/group when creating the package, as exim does IIRC).
Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
The NetBSD Project - http://www.NetBSD.org/