Subject: Re: Toolchain status list (30-Oct-2001)
To: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 <email@example.com>