[Buildroot] [PATCH 05/10] package/systemd: cosmetic rearrange list of users
nolange79 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 7 13:32:00 UTC 2020
Define what you mean with break - chances are, its not worse than all of
packages suddenly creating system users.
I meant that the lists from BR2_ROOTFS_USERS_TABLES are handled special and
create normal users (uid >= 0),
while all packages (buildroot or user packages) create system users with
new packages could use 's' and 'u' instead, with -1 being somewhat
ambiguous then (potentially being deprecated one day).
Am Fr., 7. Feb. 2020 um 14:23 Uhr schrieb Jérémy ROSEN <
jeremy.rosen at smile.fr>:
> Le ven. 7 févr. 2020 à 14:11, Norbert Lange <nolange79 at gmail.com> a
> écrit :
>> what about changing mkuser default -1 to system user, adding a new value
>> ('-2' or 'u') for normal user?
>> That way you just need to patch the 1-2 spots where normal users are
> There are no such spot that I could find at first glance in buildroot
> itself, but that would break user packages...
> so I don't think that's a good idea. It would fix more (harmless) bugs
> than it would create, but the bugs
> created would be more problematic than the bugs fixed....
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