[arch-general] dbus update - /etc/passwd merge question

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Dec 6 12:25:26 EST 2012

Am 06.12.2012 18:15, schrieb Curtis Shimamoto:
> Also, I jsut looked at my passwd file and apparently I had merged my
> pacnew files to reflect the changed uid for uuidd.  So mine is 68:68 and
> I have no issues.

None of this really matters - the only place where uuidd is used is here:

$ cat /usr/lib/tmpfiles.d/uuidd.conf
d /run/uuidd 0755 uuidd uuidd

As long as the user and group exist (no matter which UID/GID),
everything will be fine. On top of that, virtually nobody uses uuidd.

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