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Re: [opensuse-packaging] no more nobody user on OBS?
On Wed, 2017-05-24 at 09:25 +0200, Ruediger Meier wrote:
However it's just annoying that we have to do that and endusers of
the
distro also have to do that. Probably a user would just use useradd
to
create the missing user manually with random id and group,
conflicting
to the definitions of
system-user-nobody's /usr/lib/sysusers.d/system-user-nobody.conf

an end-user trusting your package gets the user as a dependency.. why
would he have to create the user?

You as packager should know what your package requires - what user it
relies on and what not.

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