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From: Ian Stakenvicius <axs@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: enewuser should force updates to shell and home
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 18:27:58
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: enewuser should force updates to shell and home by Mike Gilbert
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On 13/06/12 02:18 PM, Mike Gilbert wrote:
> On 6/13/2012 12:00 PM, Ian Stakenvicius wrote: >> Hey all - I'd like to propose that enewuser forces updates to a >> user's home dir and shell whenever it is called, so that if this >> changes with new versions of an ebuild it is dealt with >> automatically rather than having to modify them in >> pkg_postinst/pkg_setup directly. >> > > Can you give an example of a case where modifying the home > directory and/or shell is necessary? I don't really understand how > this is useful. > > Also, grobian raised a good point in that the sysadmin may have > changed it manually. It might be better to ewarn and make the user > deal with it. >
The best example at this moment is for a polkit update. ssuominen can give you the details. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (GNU/Linux) iF4EAREIAAYFAk/Y23oACgkQ2ugaI38ACPAnTAEAms2KIHwFJwa+fzyXKmnAL/UL vAcMqAwwp2+A05NUWisA/i6JF4zAB+AVE7nrSDEUCH0DZcq84MBOBshfUlQ1xidD =MrnI -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----