Bug#1881: Majordomo UID wrong?
Karl Ferguson writes:
>It seems that after I installed the majordomo package it placed the
>folowwing entry in /etc/passwd:
>Ok, that's fine but doing an "ls -l majordomo" in /var/lib produces
>drwxrwsr-x 4 101 majordom 1024 Nov 22 02:24 majordomo/
>What is user 101 if I may ask? Definately no user in /etc/passwd (or
>on my NIS server) with UID 101. This may not be a bug, but I think
>there should be at least a UID 101 in /etc/passwd entry - note that
>'majordom' is UID 102
I discussed this with Ian J. last night and there's a possibility it's
a bug (or at least an infelicity ;-) in dpkg.
Majordomo 1.93-2 will (a) get it right and (b) should fix any broken
installation of 1.93-1 that may be around. I should get around to
uploading it this evening or tomorrow.
Richard Kettlewell firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.elmail.co.uk/staff/richard/