Where is the next uid from adduser pulled from?

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at riderway.com
Wed Dec 12 09:58:45 PST 2007

Francisco Reyes wrote:
> I have scripts to add new users. However, after that any port that installs
> a user creates it with a UID after the ones I made.
> For example I want all employees to have uids starting at 5000, but I would
> like too port installed uids to be 2000 and up. After I add some users (ie
> say last user is 5008), the next port that installs a user and doesn't
> specify uid.. then will get 5009.
> Tried looking for the adduser program, but could not find adduser.c

Ports call 'pw add user x', and pw add group y'

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