Subject: Re: User "news"
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/03/2002 20:32:54
In article <l03102801b949021c74d7@>,
	Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE> writes:
> Well, that's a minor tweak with vipw or chsh after the install.

Which has to be done manually while the package system could create a
decent account automatically.

> My inn1 package wants that account,

So it should be fixed.

> ... and so do the c-news, nntp, nnrpd packages that
> I have on the backburner.

Nobody will force you to delete that account on your system. It just
shouldn't be created by default.

> I probably have fewer machines around that use the 'ftp' account than
> 'news',

NetBSD never had an account "ftp" in the base system.

> ... and what about 'bin'?  ;)

I don't know what this account is still used for and it is not my
concern at the moment.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler