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Re: SPF - exim4 + debian.org

On Sat 24-07-04 13:13:00, Stephen Frost wrote:
> * Wouter Verhelst (wouter@grep.be) wrote:
> > Not necessarily. The Debian system could be a NIS master; and the
> > default setup of the NIS packages in Debian is to use /etc/passwd and
> > friends.
> Not to mention that, sorry, it's just fucking ugly to have a username by
> 'Debian-exim'.  It doesn't seem to make a damn but of sense either, has
> anyone got any justification for this ugliness?
> 	Stephen

That is the point. Nobody can tell me that we are trying to avoid
some namespace polution...

These are my system groups:

  root daemon bin sys adm tty disk lp mail news uucp man proxy kmem
  dialout fax voice cdrom floppy tape sudo audio dip majordom postgres
  www-data backup msql operator list irc src gnats shadow utmp video sasl
  staff games qmail crontab ssh scanner telnetd archive gdm fbgetty dictd
  clamav lpadmin mysql

  .. and ...


I mean, if the GNU utilities will take in account user/group names
over 8 characters, I am fine with that, but they don't. It breaks
all the output, it broke my scripts (otherwise I might not notice)
and its just ugly.


Jiri Klouda <jk@zg.cz>

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