Re: system users
Vincent Bernat wrote:
> On some systems like OpenBSD, all those users are starting with
> underscore to avoid collision with real users. On Debian, I have never
> seen this, even for packages that comes from OpenBSD (like openntpd
> which uses "ntpd"). Is there some drawbacks with underscore?
This has been discussed a couple of times, but IIRC without definitive
conclusion. "Debian-" and "debian-" seem to be as prefixes as well.
Maybe it is easiest to just go with something that is popular among
existing packages you care about.
Thomas Viehmann, http://thomas.viehmann.net/