Re: Removing system users on purge [Re: Bits from the release team: the plans for etch]
Stephen Frost <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
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.