Subject: Re: Unprivileged user per-package custom groups
To: None <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/14/2007 09:00:15 wrote:
> I propose the following change.  Currently mk/ will
> override all per-package groups.  This is not always desirable - in
> fact it can be a real nuisance :)
> The patch below allows a package to use its custom group so long as
> the group is in the UNPRIVILEGED_GROUPS list.
> In addition, the value of UNPRIVILEGED_GROUPS is defaulted to all the
> groups the installing user is a member of, in a similar mold to

The patch for itself looks good. Can you provide an example where you 
want to use this feature? (Probably mainly for adding the "games" group, 
if I guess right.)