[Fedora-packaging] Users and groups -- the static alternative

R P Herrold herrold at owlriver.com
Sun Jul 29 19:53:02 UTC 2007

On Fri, 27 Jul 2007, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:

>> Mats Wichmann of the LSB, and I discussed Linux Assigned Names
>> And Numbers Authority matters at OLS a few weeks ago at some
>> length, and the matter was discussed in the LSB weekly
>> conference call on Wednesday with him and me leading the  ...

>>  	http://www.lanana.org/
>> and there is certainly an interest at the LSB in helping reach
>> inter-vendor coordination in this space.

> Russ, it seems to me like there is some logic in having a centralized
> "assignment" for static UID/GIDs, across distributions. Is this
> something that LANANA would be interested in maintaining?

While I need to run it past the LSB side, it is a natural fit 
for LANANA --- we'll discuss it Wednesday, I imagine.

-- Russ

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