Users and groups kept after a port deinstallation
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Fri May 21 23:53:19 UTC 2010
On Fri, 21 May 2010 16:23:18 +0100
Florent Thoumie <flz at xbsd.org> wrote:
> On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 11:11 AM, David DEMELIER
> <demelier.david at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I used pkgsrc for a while on NetBSD. I was used to the pkgsrc
> > notifications about the users and groups leaves, when some ports are
> > removed these leaves are not used anymore. e.g pulseaudio needs some
> > users on the system.
> This was discussed in the following bug-report:
> I think the proper solution is to create a +UGIDS file to be able to
> maintain a refcount, but the status quo isn't that bad.
Personally I'd much prefer to keep them so ls -l, filemanagers etc can
continue to use names rather than numbers for any files left behind.
IMO the status quo is better than any solution that involves automated
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