Re: The story behind UPG and umask.
On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 10:09:35PM +0200, C. Gatzemeier wrote:
> 3) UID==GID was questioned to be a requrement, probably because it was
> seen that it isn't be enforced, but it can be of great help if you
> are looking at a filesystem (removable drive) without knowing the
> corresponding passwd/groups file.
> So maybe it is sane that UID==GID is a requirement, and its only an
> adduser bug when it does not skip IDs that have been taken by non
> UPG groups when creating users, and thus does not deliver that
I think it is not sane to make this a requirement for UPG, but it would probably
be sufficient proof of UPG.
Seems worthwhile to change adduser how you suggest to me, is there a bug
filed to this end?