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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
dev-perl/MogileFS-Server requires a consistent user over multiple hosts
for running a distributed storage system. The failure model of the
system is such that moving the single disk over to another should be all
that's required to move a copy data in the original host is not

Changing the UID on a production system would require chown of millions
of files, so I'm hoping the 460 assignment can be continued.

As a note, the Debian package using a single UID, while the CentOS
packaging uses two distinct users to separate the daemons mogilefsd vs

Robin Hugh Johnson
Gentoo Linux: Dev, Infra Lead, Foundation Treasurer
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