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Re: [Update][Test] base-passwd
On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 09:55:11AM -0000, Morrison, John wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 30, 2003 at 12:23:28PM -0000, John Morrison wrote:
> >> As per the thread "[RFC] Globally creating a user and a group "root""
> >> I've modified the base-passwd packaged to remove user and group which
> >> match the pattern ":S-1-1-0:" and ensure that there's a group
> >> "root:S-1-5-32-544:0:".
> >> Since this version creates tmp files I'd prefer it to be marked as
> >> test until Corinna (and maybe some others?!) say it's OK.
> > Is it safe to rely on /tmp already existing when the postinstall
> > script runs? Then it's OK. It might be safer though, to use /etc
> > for the temporary files, too.
> I don't know. I tried using ~ but it gave me errors (home wouldn't
> exist at that time). I could add an empty /tmp to the package...?
If you used ~ you're out of luck when using /bin/sh. It doesn't know
about ~, just $HOME. But even then you won't know if there is a home
> I'll repackage with /etc for the tmp files tonight :)
Cool. It might just be my paranoia but...
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