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Re: non fedora-usermgmt user creation



>For general, LSB compliant usage, you have only the first 100 uids which
>can be assigned statically. Fedora Core uses a large part of this range
>already, so it is not available for Fedora Extras.
>
>The range of 100..499 is reserved for system users too, but for dynamic
>assignment only. In another thread on this list, somebody suggested to
>change the LSB to allow static uids in this range. I think, this change
>will never happen because it would break existing systems.
>
>Uids above 500 is also unavailable because it is used by local systems.
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>Enrico
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So the solution is to pick an arbitrarily high block of UID's that we
hope no systems administrators are using?

    -Mike


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