Re: system users
On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 08:49:12AM +0100, Vincent Bernat wrote:
> ,----[ http://wiki.debian.org/AccountHandlingInMaintainerScripts ]
> | A collision free way to name system accounts should really be mentioned
> | in Debian policy to stop this uncontrolled growth of different methods.
> Is it any progress on this matter? While more and more daemon become
> unprivileged or "privilege separation"-able, we get more and more system
> 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?
That is nice. We will be able to get reasonable output under ps command
for exim4 too.