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Re: handling of new user/group additions in binary packages is broken

2009/5/28 Greg A. Woods <>:
>> On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 09:50:06PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
>> > Handling of new user/group additions from binary packages is broken
>> > w.r.t. the file ownerships given within binary archives, and it is
>> > effectively broken in its design.

Greg, what you describe looks familiar. See pkg/41100.

> However upon examining current code, which is newer than what's in any
> existing NetBSD release (except the very recent pkgsrc-2009Q1 I see), it
> seems you've effectively implemented the hack I described.  Hopefully
> use of pkgsrc-2009Q1 requires use of the pkg_install it includes.  :-)

Does that mean that pkg/41100 should be re-opened for incorporating
the fix in the base system? If so, would you kindly append this
information to the PR?


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