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Re: exploring debian's users and groups

What exactly is base-passwd? Is it the base system? if so, it probably means
that will be installed in any system that will use the new base by
default(??); in any case, how can all this info be accessed?

> Previously Joey Hess wrote:
> > Debian has always lacked an explanation of what the various users and
> > groups are for. Such a document is useful for sysadmins who must
> > determine the correct way to use various users and groups.
> Amusingly enough Jochen Voss made a draft of such a document recently
> that is still sitting in my mailbox. I'll flesh it out and add it to
> base-passwd later today.

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