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Re: pkgsrc RC scripts
On Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 07:56:52PM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
That's not a desirable goal.
what about nis, ldap, dns then? nsswitch.conf(5) solves the problem for
if pkgsrc wants to add a new user, the user name goes in /etc/passwd
(and /etc/master.passwd of course), not in /etc/pkgsrc-passwd or something
(with corresponding additions to the rest of the system so it can deal
two password files). We could do that to "keep a logical separation"
between users that are part of the base system, and others added by pkgsrc
(and then create yet another password for file locally added users,
but I don't see anyone suggesting that as the path to adopt (and a
that they're not).
"databases", so there surely is a need for separation for some admins.
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