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From: Michael Orlitzky <mjo@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH 0/2] allow acct-user home directories in /home
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:52:11
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH 0/2] allow acct-user home directories in /home by "Michał Górny"
1 On 1/20/20 1:39 PM, Michał Górny wrote:
2 >
3 > I'm going to be blunt. We arbitrarily made a decision that /home
4 > belongs to sysadmin. Please respect that. If you really believe your
5 > package is *this* special to justify changing this arbitrary decision,
6 > the burden of proof lies on you.
7 >
9 Ok. How to move forward?
11 The old user.eclass allowed using /home, and we have packages using
12 /home. One of them is spamd, and I've beaten to death the reasons why I
13 think that's the best choice. I would rather not move it somewhere
14 *less* appropriate on principle. I would also like to not break running
15 mail systems the second the acct-user package is emerged.
17 What are the options?
19 * Upgrade to GLEP81 anyway and ignore the warning (my interim plan).
21 * Hack the acct-user ebuild so that it doesn't trigger the warning, by
22 bypassing $D.
24 * Leave it on user.eclass.
26 * ???