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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: enewuser should force updates to shell and home
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 18:10:47
Message-Id: 20120613180931.GU20778@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] RFC: enewuser should force updates to shell and home by Ian Stakenvicius
On 13-06-2012 12:00:16 -0400, Ian Stakenvicius wrote:
> Hey all - I'd like to propose that enewuser forces updates to a user's > home dir and shell whenever it is called, so that if this changes with > new versions of an ebuild it is dealt with automatically rather than > having to modify them in pkg_postinst/pkg_setup directly.
What if some admin purposely changed home or shell for a system account? Would be quite annoying if every update would reset that, wouldn't it? -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo on a different level

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