[Fedora-packaging] Re: Second user/group handling draft

Enrico Scholz enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Fri May 11 12:16:00 UTC 2007

Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora at leemhuis.info> writes:

> So I'm trying it in a different way: say I'm a sysadmin and I want to
> have the same static UIDs and GIDs on all my systems for *all* Fedora
> packages that create UIDs or GIDs during install. I need a list of
> groupnames and usernames such packages might create to prepare a
> modified setup package.
> So we need to have a kind of list like this somewhere:
> ||package||groupname||username||
> ||clamav||clamavfoo||clamavbar||
> ||zaptel||zaptelfoo||zaptelbar||

Such a list exists already:


Additional requirements (full 'useradd' commandline, delay of 7-14 days
before pushing into repos) are given in


Using wrappers like 'fedora-usermgmt' will make life of admins easier
because they have to configure their system only once instead of updating
their 'setup' package regularly.


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