Re: [RFC] adding system users: which is the best way??
* Russell Coker <firstname.lastname@example.org> [031130 05:53]:
> Some daemons such as cups are written in a way that requires that they be
> able to write to their own configuration files. If such a daemon is run as
> non-root then the files will have to be owned by non-root if the "create new
> file and rename" method of file update is used.
Could anyone familar with cups explain why this is no RC-bug? After all,
if it gets changed by the daemon it really sounds like a state file that
should be in /var and not like a configuration file.
Bernhard R. Link
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