[aur-general] New users and groups

Lukáš Jirkovský l.jirkovsky at gmail.com
Sun Oct 5 11:13:32 EDT 2008

2008/10/5 Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com>:
> 2008/10/3 Lee MaRS <leemars at gmail.com>:
>> I have a question about the uid and gid. Are there any reserved uids
>> and gids for system use? In other distribution such as Ubuntu, the
>> user's uid and gid begins from 1000. But in Arch, it seems begin from
>> 100. Is that mean that the uids and gids below 100 are reserved for
>> system use?
> yes.
> the problem is that user-created groups start after GID 100 in Arch,
> which already caused some problems, but it's already bugreported.
> --
> Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

I'm not sure that the devs would do that, because it's needed for only
one package (actually it's three packages, but only one can be
installed), which is in addition not widely used.

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