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Re: System users that receive mail in /var/mail/systemuser?

On Sun, 2006-04-09 at 19:53 +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-04-09 at 12:25 +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> [...]
> >> And now I am wondering whether this will break existing packages.
> > Maybe not *packages*, but possibly non-Debian software.
> non-Debian software, running in the Debian system-user id range?

I'm sure there are some closed-source apps out there that try to
create account(s) with uid < 1000.  That's why I wonder whether
"rejected immediately" is the wise path.

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA

Under capitalism man exploits man. Under communism it's the other
way around.

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