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Re: Username length inconsistencies.

> I know that this is a bit of a side issue, but what are the consequences
> of giving root a different user name? I have done it in test installs and
> "frog" was able to log in with root priviledge, but I haven't held onto
> such a system long enough to see what might break.
> Thoughts?

Installation script for my program (WXftp) will break :)
It checks whether it is running by "root" user.
dh_testroot from debhelper does exactly the same, btw.

Alex Y.
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