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Re: Bug#459403: libuuid1: missing depends on non-essential package passwd

Bastian Blank wrote:
On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 03:23:23AM -0500, Theodore Tso wrote:
                           So, I am doing so now.  Any objections if I
add a dependency on passwd for libuuid1?  The aternative would be to
roll-my-own useradd/adduser functionality, but that would be a real

There are several other possibilities:
- Move the user creation. It is necessary for uuid-runtime (uuidd), not

Actually the user is created twice currently: in libuuid1.postinst and uuid-runtime.postinst.

Ted, could you please eloborate why you need the useradd in libuuid1.postinst at all?

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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