cvs commit: src/etc group master.passwd

Garance A Drosihn drosih at
Mon Jun 6 21:41:19 GMT 2005

At 2:16 PM -0700 6/6/05, Brooks Davis wrote:
>On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 11:08:52PM +0200, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
>>  Brooks Davis <brooks at> writes:
>>  >   Log:
>>  >   Add _dhcp user/group as required by the OpenBSD dhclient.
>>  What is the point of the underscore in _dhcp and _pflogd?
>Honestly, I don't know.  I'm not all that thrilled by them, but
>we've already got _pflogd so I figured I'd follow suit to avoid a
>gratuitous diff.  It's a two line change in dhclient if people
>would rather use dhcp instead of _dhcp.

Probably to avoid conflicts with any sites which already have
one of those userid's in use.

Garance Alistair Drosehn            =   gad at
Senior Systems Programmer           or  gad at
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    or  drosih at

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