Subject: Re: Unprivileged user per-package custom groups
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/21/2007 15:13:15
On Sat, Oct 20, 2007 at 08:10:01PM +1300, wrote:
> Can you clarify the intent though?  For example, all of
> {BIN,GAME,MAN,SHARE,DOC}{OWN,GRP} are changed to
> UNPRIVILEGED_{USER,GROUP}.  Do you mean that there should be a
> REAL_BINGRP with the old setting?
> The same question applies for per-package users and groups.  Do you
> mean that when changing DSPAM_USER, a REAL_DSPAM_USER should take the
> original value?

Yes, exactly. This is for use in SPECIAL_PERMS, CONFIG_FILES etc, which
take a user name and building them with USE_DESTDIR=full.