Re: Pre-Depends for postgresql
Colin Watson <email@example.com> a tapoté :
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 03:51:33PM +0200, Mathieu Roy wrote:
> > Martin Pitt <firstname.lastname@example.org> a tapoté :
> > > adduser is neither essential nor required, thus does not need to be
> > > installed when installing postgres. I'm not quite sure what you mean,
> > > could you please explain this?
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance!
> > Hum, instead of adduser, useradd should be used by the posgresql
> > package.
> > useradd is included in the package passwd, which is "required" package
> > from the "base" section.
> No, packages that need to add users or groups should use adduser so that
> the appropriate uid and gid ranges are used as configured by the
Even for system users automatically created by postinst scripts, on a
system where adduser has not even been already installed before?
(The postinst script may detect whether adduser is installed or not and
use useradd if adduser is missing.)
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