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Re: Create user during installation

On Thu, 2005-03-31 at 22:47 +0200, Jeroen van Wolffelaar wrote:
> Ugh, no. Do *not* remove users on purge, it's reason for all kinds of
> problems, amongst others that you can never assure all files owned by
> that user are removed, and therefore leaving userless files on the
> system. You can't even do a global find, because some partitions can
> happen to not be mounted, or others are in fact very slow tape robots.
> Leave the deletion of obsolete users up to the system administrator, do
> not do so on purge.

What about small daemons that don't generate any files and don't require
anything apart from what's in the package?

Cheers, Til

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