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From: "Robin H. Johnson" <robbat2@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] acct-user/mogilefs request for ID 460
Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 21:15:27
1 dev-perl/MogileFS-Server requires a consistent user over multiple hosts
2 for running a distributed storage system. The failure model of the
3 system is such that moving the single disk over to another should be all
4 that's required to move a copy data in the original host is not
5 recoverable.
7 Changing the UID on a production system would require chown of millions
8 of files, so I'm hoping the 460 assignment can be continued.
10 As a note, the Debian package using a single UID, while the CentOS
11 packaging uses two distinct users to separate the daemons mogilefsd vs
12 mogstored.
14 --
15 Robin Hugh Johnson
16 Gentoo Linux: Dev, Infra Lead, Foundation Treasurer
17 E-Mail : robbat2@g.o
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19 GnuPG FP : 7D0B3CEB E9B85B1F 825BCECF EE05E6F6 A48F6136


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