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Re: exploring debian's users and groups

On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 01:35:48AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> postgres:
> 	HELP: Presumably used by the postgresql database?

All the data file in the postgres system are owned by that user and group. I
think it's just a way of ensuring that no-one else can accedently access it.

> list:
> 	HELP: Evidently used by smartlist?

It's what the list archives are owned by as well as the user doing the
sending and receiving of email.
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog@svana.org>
> It would be nice if someone came up with a certification system that
> actually separated those who can barely regurgitate what they crammed over
> the last few weeks from those who command secret ninja networking powers.

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