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Re: Managing users and groups within multiple devel chroots.

On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 02:12:54PM -0700, Rob Browning wrote:
> Is it possible to configure a set of chroots (woody, sarge, whatever)
> so that all of the chroot passwd/group DBs will stay in sync with each
> other and with the host DB automaticall, so that, for example, a
> useradd, usermod, or userdel, will automatically affect all of the DBs
> simultaneously and safely?

I haven't investigated if adduser supports this properly (and I suspect it
doesn't), but LDAP authentication across the whole lot would do the trick.
> For this to work right, in addition to everything else, I assume that
> Debian policy would also have to guarantee that no package will ever
> remove a user/group when purged, and no package will balk if the
> user/group it needs already exists.



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