[Fedora-packaging] Re: Possible UsersAndGroupsDraft

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Thu Jun 14 13:40:16 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-06-14 at 10:19 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 11:45:27PM -0500, Tom spot Callaway wrote:
> > I'm not quite sure I'm ready to bring this to the FPC for a vote, but
> > I've been working on a modified version of Ville's draft:
> > 
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/TomCallaway/UsersAndGroupsDraft
> > 
> > While this is more complicated, I think it more adequately covers the
> > corner cases of adding users and groups. Thoughts?
> It is far too complicated, Ville's version did the job already quite
> well. You're also introducing non-standard tools again. :/

Not really. The tools I introduced are helper scripts.

Ville's draft only created the user/group if it didn't exist, and if
not, didn't, but left the files owned as that user/group. That security
issue concerns me.


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