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Re: [RFC] adding system users: which is the best way??

On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 11:12:18PM -0500, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> Perhaps Debian username should share some "namespace", like having
> "debian-" in front of or behind them? I realize that'd be ugly, but it
> should avoid conflicts.

i rather have the underscore "_" before the user name (_postfix) than having
something that can clash with other local user (heh, i have a debian-mail

The idea of having a wrapper (even a daemon) for the creating and erasing
system users process seems also a good idea. It could keep track of the
already created users in a system and avoid creating a user with the same

The uids would be saved on a file so it could be used after backup/restore


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