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

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at redhat.com
Wed Sep 7 18:38:18 UTC 2005

On Sep  7, 2005, Enrico Scholz <enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de> wrote:

> "central uid database" implicates something like LDAP or NIS.

Nah...  It might as well be something based on GNU Ad HoC, cfengine or
something even simpler based on rdist.

> Yes, I remember some 'find -uid ... | xargs chown'. Such actions are
> tending to evolve to a huge mess, especially when a '-h' flag was
> forgotten or already assigned uids were used...


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