[lsb-discuss] user naming proposal

Robert Schweikert rjschwei at suse.com
Wed May 21 19:01:29 UTC 2014


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Hi,

A while back an issue about user naming/numbering has surfaced. While
in many cases it is immaterial to have the same name and uid/gid for a
user on various installations there are cases where having the same
name/uid/gid is important. Additionally there is a potential security
issue with "user/sysadmin" assigned names and "system users" is there
should be a "conflict" with user names. To address this topic the work
group has created a proposal [1].

Before the proposal is solicited to various distributions it would be
great if those following this list could take a look and provide
feedback by end of next week. After weighing the provided feedback the
proposal will then be solicited on the development mailing lists of
various distributions.

Later,
Robert

[1]
https://github.com/LinuxStandardBase/lsb/blob/master/documents/wip/userNaming.txt

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