[arch-general] dbus update - /etc/passwd merge question
mike.cloaked at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 12:27:49 EST 2012
Thanks for the reply and from Curtis - at least I can feel safe rebooting
I will merge the uid change for uuidd just in case in the future the 999
uid is wanted by another package......
On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 5:25 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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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