Subject: Re: User "news"
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/03/2002 20:32:54
In article <email@example.com>,
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
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.
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/