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Re: [RFC] disabled root account / distinct group for users with administrative privileges

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On 20/10/2010 07:12, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Steve Langasek (vorlon@debian.org):
>>> On the other hand, is it really necessary a new group?  Can't adm or operator 
>>> be overloaded with this new functionality? (think Ockham's razor).
>> No.  Both of those groups also have other meanings.
> How about the "root" group?

This would hurt systems where umask is 002 (or 007) by default (the root
group is the primary group of the root user with nobody else in it)


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