[lsb-discuss] UID Registry
bwhiteley at novell.com
Tue Jun 10 09:15:51 PDT 2003
I would prefer the opposite solution (let LANANA be the
For example: Currently among the major distributions you can
find users "apache", "httpd", "www", or "wwwrun". All of
them have different UIDs. This makes it a challenge to
develop applications intended to run on multiple distributions.
On Tuesday 10 June 2003 07:55 am, George Kraft wrote:
> Per bug 695338, the LSB Specification Authority has removed the registry
> requirement for UIDs.
> On Fri, 2003-06-06 at 16:44, Bart Whiteley wrote:
> > http://www.linuxbase.org/spec/refspecs/LSB_1.3.0/gLSB/gLSB/uidrange.html
> > Shouldn't LANANA be this "common registry"?
> > I think this would be a useful role for LANANA.
> RCS file: /cvsroot/lsb/spec/gLSB/usersgroups/usersgroups.m4,v
> retrieving revision 1.17
> retrieving revision 1.18
> diff -r1.17 -r1.18
> < The system UIDs from 0 to 99 should be statically allocated by the
> < These static assignments should be defined by a common registry.
> > The system UIDs from 0 to 99 should be statically allocated by the
> > and not created by applications.
Bart Whiteley <bwhiteley at novell.com>
Novell, Inc., the leading provider of information solutions
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