[Buildroot] [PATCH v2] package/openssh: Add sysusers.d snippet

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Tue Dec 18 07:49:37 UTC 2018


On Mon, 17 Dec 2018 23:59:04 +0100, Arnout Vandecappelle wrote:

>  Which brings me to my question to Chris: what was the purpose of this patch to
> begin with? Since OPENSSH_USERS is already set, the sshd user will already exist
> in /etc/passwd, so the sysusers.d directive will be ignored... Either that, or
> our mkusers script doesn't work correctly.

Stateless systems, where /etc and /var don't even "exist" in a
persistent fashion, and are entirely populated at boot time.

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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