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Re: remove fedora-usermgmt?



Axel Thimm wrote:
On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 09:09:34AM -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
Axel Thimm wrote:

The original intent of fedora-usermgmt was to deal with packages
requiring *fixed* uid/gid, so the fallback to useradd -r will be
breaking that package, or that package didn't need a fixed uid/gid in
the first place.
The intent is to implement (quasi?) fixed uid/gid assignment within the 100-499 space, provided admin's configured it, so they'd have consistent
                 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
uid/gid assignment across their enterprise.

and add: "provided the admins configured it _the same_ across their
enterprise."

If an admin misconfigures their site, all bets are off, regardless.

-- Rex


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