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Re: conflict between system user and normal user

Simon McVittie <smcv <at> debian.org> writes:

> If we standardize on "_*" (or capital letters or whatever) for packaged

Users with capital letters sometimes cannot receive eMail correctly.

(Using _ in my packages since I think the BSDs’ approach sensible.)

> accounts, then "adduser --system" could also start accepting "_*"
> without needing --force-badname, if desired.

No. “adduser --system” is for the local admin to use, too, and
_they_ should have the extra warning.


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