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Re: remove fedora-usermgmt?



On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 02:41:00PM -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
> 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.

But the above forces him to configure the app. BTW I tried to find how
fedora-usermgmt is supposed to fallback to simple useradd -r operation
and didn't find anything. Are you sure it does that?
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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