cvs commit: src/etc group master.passwd

Wilko Bulte wb at
Mon Jun 6 21:47:51 GMT 2005

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 02:45:34PM -0700, Darren Pilgrim wrote..
> From: Dag-Erling Smørgrav
> > 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?
> It's a convention used for system UIDs to prevent namespace collisions with
> user accounts.

Then it is not really all to consistently used (politely speaking) 
looking at what by default lives in /etc/passwd as system UIDs...

Wilko Bulte				wilko at

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