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From: Michael Haubenwallner <michael.haubenwallner@×××××××.at>
To: gentoo-osx@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-osx] [PREFIX] User account management
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 06:57:54
Message-Id: 1150268238.29797.2.camel@sapc154
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-osx] [PREFIX] User account management by m h
On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 12:36 -0600, m h wrote:
> Michael- > > Thanks for your response. I'd like to have a look at your solution > but didn't see any attachment.
Even not in the second mail I sent 4 minutes later, imo with attachment ?
> > FYI, we have been building prefix under redhat, suse and ubuntu (and > some of their derivitives for a bit know). (We also have most of a > Java 1.5 stack, this isn't even in normal gentoo). It's not currently > publicly available (still waiting for that public repository...). > > Let me know what you'd be interested in and I'll see what we can do. > > -matt > > On 6/13/06, Michael Haubenwallner <michael.haubenwallner@×××××××.at> wrote: > > Hi, > > > > In the past, I had already some implementation for that, where > > enewuser()/enewgroup() in case of not being root (uid zero) used some > > 'root.sh' file, containing real commands for the target-userland to be > > executed by real-root, as well as easy-to-parse comments containing the > > arguments of previous enewuser/enewgroup calls. > > > > What was missing there: to empty the file once it was executed by > > real-root user, because i had no need yet to really add the users as i > > did not need to start some daemons installed from prefix-portage yet. > > > > But i needed this temporary "passwd-database" to have egetent() > > recognize not-yet-physically-executed enewuser() calls in addition to > > real getent-calls. > > > > In the attached 'eutils.eclass' look for access to file > > 'var/spool/emerge/doasroot' and calls to edoasroot(). > > > > -- haubi > > PS: I'm happy to be back again to prefix-portage, currently trying to > > get some portage-alt-prefix packages to fly on x86-redhat-linux. > > > > On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 11:00 +0200, Grobian wrote: > > > On 12-06-2006 15:20:56 -0600, m h wrote: > > > > Folks- > > > > Has anyone thought out user management in a prefix setting. An > > > > example being apache or mysql which usually run as their own users. > > > > Is this the plan for prefix too? > > > > > > The last ideas for OSX were to have some propagation tools from prefix > > > to host OS. This is a bit scary, but would mean useradd actions just > > > get forwarded. This requires root privileges of course. The portage > > > people seem to work on something to keep the administration of users > > > added by Portage, and keep that administration synchronised with the > > > real password backend. This initiative is very nice for prefix of > > > course, as it would probably allow us to just plug on that > > > administration... Sorry, I have no pointers... > > > > > > -- > > > Fabian Groffen > > > Gentoo for Mac OS X Project > > -- > > Michael Haubenwallner SALOMON Automation GmbH > > Forschung & Entwicklung A-8114 Friesach bei Graz > > mailto:michael.haubenwallner@×××××××.at http://www.salomon.at > > No HTML/MIME please, see http://expita.com/nomime.html > > > > -- > > gentoo-osx@g.o mailing list > > > >
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Re: [gentoo-osx] [PREFIX] User account management Grobian <grobian@g.o>