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From: Michael Orlitzky <mjo@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] GLEP81 and /home
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 01:51:59
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] GLEP81 and /home by Rich Freeman
1 On 1/19/20 8:20 PM, Rich Freeman wrote:
2 > It would be far simpler for the sysadmin to simply ensure that no
3 > unsynced user owns a file or appears in an ACL. That would be pretty
4 > trivial to achieve. Whatever is hosting /home could be designed to
5 > block such changes, or you could just scan for these ownership issues
6 > periodically and treat those responsible for them appropriately.
8 Fantasy scenarios again. I'm not going to debunk a system that you just
9 thought up and that has never existed. Why don't you find one person who
10 actually does this, and see if it bothers him if we create a home
11 directory under /home where it belongs?
14 > On the topic of treating those responsible appropriately, somehow I
15 > could see this scenario turning into a quiz question.
16 >
17 > I mean, would it kill you to just talk to QA first?
19 I've already got responses from two QA members. This thread is pretty
20 hard to miss. I'm working on a patch for the install-qa-check.d check
21 and I'm sure I'll get more when I post it.


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Re: [gentoo-dev] GLEP81 and /home Rich Freeman <rich0@g.o>