Re: Dead-lock in replaced package scripts
On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 12:52:35PM +0000, Neil Williams wrote:
> Generally, I avoid even trying to remove system users during package
> removal. Remove the files for that user but not the user itself. (What
> harm does it do to leave the user defined?)
This seems very sensible and pragmatic, but your parenthetical reminds
me of Russ's recent thread here about system accounts with login shells.
Perhaps in situations like these switching the shell to /bin/false might
not be a bad compromise.