[Fedora-packaging] packages which add user accounts: is fedora-usermgmt the way?

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon Jul 4 15:41:14 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-07-04 at 17:27 +0200, Enrico Scholz wrote:
> tcallawa at redhat.com ("Tom 'spot' Callaway") writes:
> > I suspect that we'll find that due to poor historical planning, every
> > UID above 100 is used by someone, somewhere.
> Exactly; that's why, Fedora Extras can not claim a fixed UID range
> there. Neither in 100-499, nor in 500-2^16, nor in the upper 32 bit
> range.

Nevertheless, we need to have a default. I'm not opposed to using the
existing user tools to create the IDs, merely that the default starting
UID should be 300.

Tom "spot" Callaway: Red Hat Senior Sales Engineer || GPG ID: 93054260
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