6.1-RC and the audit group

Pieter de Goeje pieter at degoeje.nl
Wed May 10 00:03:23 UTC 2006

Hi Mark,

On Wednesday 10 May 2006 00:51, Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> Doug White wrote:
> > On Sat, 6 May 2006, Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> >> I found that installworld stops, because the 'audit' group has not been
> >> created. Now I just pressed 'return' for the default actions during
> >> mergemaster -p, but I didn't notice any mention of the audit group.
> >
> > The default action is to do nothing, so its possible you just missed it
> > as you were blazing through. :-)
> Just updated another box to 6.1-STABLE, and yes I did 'return' though
> it. The reason being mergemaster -p wanted to patch my group file to
> remove all the additions (i.e, useful groups and group -> user
> associations) as *well* as add the audit group.

Well unless -p changes mergemaster's behaviour, the general idea is that you 
press 'm' for merge ( correct me if I'm wrong but I think mergemaster was 
named after this feature :P ). It will let you add the new audit group _and_ 
keep the extra groups.

> Would be possible (or sensible) to 2-stage this sort of thing? i.e:
> 1/ Add required new groups
> 2/ Offer to patch 'em back to default.
> Cheers
> Mark
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