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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
>    requirement.

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?


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