Subject: Re: Group/user ids in packages
To: Krzysztof Raczkowski <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/06/2006 11:07:40
On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 10:52:28AM +0200, Krzysztof Raczkowski wrote:
> Geert Hendrickx napisa?:
> >> Is there any way to build packages with fixed UID/GID ?
> > 
> > You can create the user/group in advance, pkgsrc will use the existing
> > user/group then.
> Sure, I can. I can also compile every package by my own instead using
> pkgsrc. But why? ;-)
> I would like it to be done by pkgsrc. If it is possible of course.

You're right, but I find this the most efficient work-around, ATM (I prefer
this over editing pkgsrc Makefiles).