Users and groups kept after a port deinstallation

Ade Lovett ade at
Sun May 23 02:24:38 UTC 2010

On May 22, 2010, at 16:39 , Anonymous wrote:
> Such unused entries in passwd add clutter. It in turn makes managing
> users more complex. You have to remember which users are created by you
> and which ones are created by ports.

Irrespective of the UID/GID stuff mentioned elsewhere, merely go through the ports tree and add (or append) "(created by ports)" to the GECOS field of any such created users.

I'd like my shed to be white, for some definition of the sixty bazillion different "whites" out there, paint-wise.  Meh.  Hate painting.


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