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Re: Best practices on system users and groups

On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 11:10:19AM +0100, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> ma, 2005-10-31 kello 22:03 +0100, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña
> kirjoitti:
> > I would like developers to review and provide feedback for that section,
> > specially in form of patches. I'm considering doing a bug hunt for:
> > Typically this means that the configuration files are owned by group, belong to the group of the system user and are mode 0640.
> Owned by group? What group?

The system group. 

> > If the daemon logs to a directory under /var/log/ then *it* should be owned by the system user and rotated log files need not be changed ownership.
> What does *it* mean? The directory or the log file?

The directory.

I've made some changes in CVS to clarify those.



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