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Re: amanda: expressing defaults again in Makefile?

On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 5:18 PM, Adrian Portelli
<> wrote:
> On 1/3/09 22:06, David Laight wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 04:10:50PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>>>> Stupid question, why is this user called backup at all? I think the
>>> Separate issue; I was going to change it to 'amanda'.
>> Well, that is a more stupid default.
>> For instance my sister is 'Amanda', and that could easily be her username!
>>       David
> Sorry for dragging this thread further off subject . . .
> Wasn't there talk a little while ago about prefixing pkgsrc created user
> names and group names so they could be easily identified from
> system/user accounts ?

Can you define a uid numeric range instead/in-addition-to?  That's how
I usually prefer to split up groups of accounts on my systems.

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