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Re: Removing system users on purge [Re: Bits from the release team: the plans for etch]

Stephen Frost <sfrost@snowman.net> writes:

> Have we actually got a specific case of this happening and there being a
> real security threat from it?  Seems like an aweful lot of hand-waving
> and concern for a possible scenario that doesn't seem to have actually
> happened much (if it all, so far all I've seen has been pure
> speculation).  

There isn't any particular reason I can see for wanting to remove the
old id's from /etc/passwd.  Nothing concrete has been proposed.  

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