Re: NMU'ing for wishlist bugs? (aka: intent to NMU bind9)
On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 01:07:29PM -0400, Andres Salomon wrote:
> Eh? Check postinst.in. It does the user addition, checks to see
> whether it should change permissions, etc. postinst is created at
> build time.
What do you do that for (automatically creating a user) ? You say that the
maintainer does not read the BTS, but neither do you read Bug #157245 
I do not see the merit of adding a user without talking with base-passwd
first and applying a patch that will (probably) not be more than a
quick-fix and not a long-time patch. Automatic creation of a user for
named is *not* the way to go.
PS: For there record, I also wrote about this in the "Securing Debian
Manual"  but it seems nobody has read it :(
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