[Fedora-packaging] Second user/group handling draft

Joe Orton jorton at redhat.com
Fri May 11 10:42:39 UTC 2007

On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 11:38:34PM +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 April 2007, I wrote:
> > The first draft about user and group handling (creation etc) is ready for
> > discussion: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/UsersAndGroups
> As noted in this week's FPC meeting minutes, the draft is probably going to be 
> voted on next week.  A more fleshed out and cleaned up version which also 
> takes into account some findings in the FPC meeting as well as other feedback 
> on -maintainers is now online.  Comments still welcome.

Is it really a good idea to run /bin/id in scriptlets?  Depending on 
nsswitch configuration, couldn't this block waiting for NIS/etc lookups?

(though maybe the same is true of useradd; I've always wondered whether 
it would be better to be using l{user,group}add instead)


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