Proposal: Automatic registering of UID and GID for ports

Martin Matuska martin at
Fri Feb 2 09:54:11 UTC 2007

Inspired by the FreeBSD project ideas ( ) I have submitted a
working proposal ( ports/108514) for automatic registering of UID and
GID entries for ports that require this by adding ADDGROUP and ADDUSER
knobs. It integrates scripts into packages.

The problem is, that the current package system supports up to two
install and two deinstall (PRE- and POST-)
scripts per package. Without changes to pkg_install one of these scripts
has to be used for this purpose.

A discussion of this matter would be welcome.

URL of the PR:

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