Subject: Re: Toolchain status list (30-Oct-2001)
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 10/31/2001 08:03:54
On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 08:21:47PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

 > We don't need any of this for cross builds. We at most need it for
 > same system builds. Cross snapshot builds (or indeed any unprived
 > builds) end up (or should end up in the new scheme) using the metadata
 > stuff Luke built, which will not care at all about what any actual
 > password file contains. Certainly we don't care for mtree purposes.

Well, the mtree-like specfiles have named users/groups, right?  Not
numbers?  So, the tools that use specifles would need this, as well.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>