Subject: Re: Adding a users group to /etc/group (Was: CVS commit: basesrc)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greywolf <email@example.com>
Date: 04/30/2000 09:40:29
On Sat, 29 Apr 2000, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
# Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2000 23:26:20 +0200 (MET DST)
# From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
# Reply-To: email@example.com
# To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
# Cc: David Brownlee <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
# Subject: Re: Adding a users group to /etc/group (Was: CVS commit: basesrc)
# On 29 Apr 2000, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
# > Fine, David. Please discuss this in public for a while and get
# > consensus. Don't go off doing something like this without getting some
# > general sense of what people thing FIRST.
# Right, and here's my 0.02EUR:
# We already have groups "staff" and "guest" in there, and I think we
# shouldn't add a third group like that.
# I'd rather see only one ("users" would be a fine name...). I don't know
# what consequences removing staff & guest e.g. have on pkgsrc, and how
# people in general would like it.
Don't remove "staff" by default. I actually make use of the three
distinct groups "staff", "users" and "guest" on my system (although
"users" is not called "users", it is called "denizens" :).
There _should_ be a users group in there, although it should be
# - Hubert
BSD: true inheritors of the UNIX(tm) legacy.