cvs commit: src/etc group master.passwd
ceri at submonkey.net
Thu Jun 9 16:29:49 GMT 2005
On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 11:40:09AM -0400, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> At 12:04 AM +0200 6/7/05, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> >"Darren Pilgrim" <dmp at bitfreak.org> writes:
> >> Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav <des at des.no> writes:
> >> > What is the point of the underscore in _dhcp and _pflogd?
> >> It's a convention used for system UIDs to prevent namespace
> >> collisions with user accounts.
> >It's not a FreeBSD convention. If the underscore serves no other
> >purpose than satisfying an OpenBSD convention, it should go.
> I see no reason to make our dhcp and pf gratuitously different.
> It isn't like it *hurts* anything to use the leading underscores
> in names. Besides, didn't we already go through this with the
> original import of 'pf', and at the time the consensus seemed
> to be to go with the _pflogd.
> See revision 1.37 of src/etc/master.passwd :
> [- Wed Jun 23 01:32:28 2004 UTC (11 months, 2 weeks ago) by mlaier -]
> Add "privsep" user/group _pflogd:_pflogd (64:64) to make pflogd(8)
> work again. This user/group is not required for install* targets,
> hence do not add them to CHECK_UIDS/CHECK_GIDS in Makefile.inc1
> (no need to annoy people).
> Discussed-on: -current
> The parts I'm interested in are "11 months 2 weeks ago", and
> "Discussed-on: -current".
Precisely. This bikeshed has already been built.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm
not sure about the former. -- Einstein (attrib.)
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