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

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Tue May 15 07:44:26 UTC 2007

On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 11:23:36PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Axel Thimm (Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net) said: 
> > > You said 'have setup upgrade'. setup cannot have scriptlets (and this
> > > sort of thing is horribly ugly anyways.)
> > 
> > Well, what do you propose on how to deal with changes in passwd short
> > of requiring the user to run anaconda? Every age and a while there are
> > changes needed after all.
> usermod run somewhere else. It's been done before. Obviously, the answer
> is 'don't break anything in the stock passwd file, and don't add things
> to it.'

Yes, but where? And do you really want to record all diffs from passwd
over time into usermod statements?
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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