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Re: Bits from the release team: the plans for etch



On Wednesday 26 October 2005 23:38, Stephen Gran wrote:
> While I appreciate the effort at a standard shell script fragment for
> 'install a user', and think that it would be useful as reference and for
> reuse, I tend to think making it a dh_ fragment doesn't work in the
> normal use cases I can think of.  Ordinarily, when a package installs a
> user, the logic of the maintainer script goes something like:
>
> add user
>
> chown a bunch of stuff to the new user
>
> start the daemon

If chowning a bunch of stuff is the only thing most package installs do 
couldn't you just add a file with a list of things to chown for the dh_user 
command to use?
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