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Re: non fedora-usermgmt user creation



Enrico Scholz wrote:

>mmcgrath fedoraproject org (Mike McGrath) writes:
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>>[... fedora-usermgmt ...]
>>0 packages in core use it AFAIK.
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>Fedora Core does not need fedora-usermgmt because it can use the 100
>uids which are available for static assignment.
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>>We're re-inventing the wheel
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>Please tell me the re-invented technology which allows to create >100
>system-users with the same, predictable uid at every package-installation
>and on every (Fedora Extras) system.
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>Enrico
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Walk me through this then, I use fedora-usermgmt to create a user for my
nagios package.  What uid does it select, how does it select that UID,
and when you install it on your machine, how does it have the same UID
that it did when it was installed on my machine?

    -Mike


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