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Re: Chaging uid/gid at binary install

On Thu, 17 Feb 2011 17:48:49 +0900, Masao Uebayashi 
<> wrote:

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 11:53:37PM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
On Jul 10,  8:50am, Masao Uebayashi wrote:
} Can pkgsrc change uid/gid at binary install time?

     Look up SPECIAL_PERMS in the Pkgsrc guide.  When you use it, an
INSTALL script is automatically generated which will set the
permissions on the specified files.

} Is it possible to do that in theory?

     Why would it not be?

IIUC, those uids/gids must be referred to by symbol (user/group
name), instead of by numeric values.

I'm not sure what else have to be assured, thus asking here.

If you want to assign certain UID to the user, you can use

OBATA Akio /

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