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Re: system users



OoO En cette fin de matinée  radieuse du dimanche 16 novembre 2008, vers
11:46, Osamu Aoki <osamu@debian.org> disait :

>> 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.

You are right. Too long usernames are displayed numerically.
-- 
BOFH excuse #258:
That's easy to fix, but I can't be bothered.

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