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From: Marius Mauch <genone@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] How to force homedir on enewuser
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 08:13:06
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] How to force homedir on enewuser by "Hanno Böck"
1 On Fri, 18 Jan 2008 03:46:58 +0100
2 "Hanno Böck" <hanno@g.o> wrote:
4 > What is the correct way to handle this? I'd suggest that enewuser might get
5 > some "force"-parameter that tells it to delete and recreate the user if it
6 > already exists. Thoughts?
8 Tell the user to do it manually in pkg_setup/postinst. This is
9 something that IMO shouldn't be done by the ebuild/package manager for
10 two reasons:
11 - extreme cornercase, or how often does this come up?
12 - the system might rely on the current settings in unexpected ways
14 Marius
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Re: [gentoo-dev] How to force homedir on enewuser Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>