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Re: dpatch and patching debian/rules

On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 09:07:17PM +0000, Michael Ablassmeier wrote:
> >> what about `/etc/issue' to get this kind of information?
> >
> > Given that the sysadmin can and does edit it as they wish, that is
> > pretty useless.
> yes, but this might happen to `/etc/lsb-release' too.

The admin might also modify /etc/passwd. Does this make /etc/passwd a
bad place to specify user accounts?

Petri Latvala

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