[aur-general] Assigning Numbers to User and Group

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Wed Oct 13 21:07:45 EDT 2010

On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 04:07:38PM -0700, Steve Holmes wrote:
> Anyway, I don't know how numeric IDs are assigned to users and groups
> - especially those intended to be used by system daemons like mysql or
> postgreql.  I have postgresql on my box and it does this same kind of
> thing with user and group creation.  Do you know what values I should
> be using so I don't conflict with other potential packages?

Make sure the user and group IDs don't conflict with those in the UID /
GID Database [1].

[1] http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/DeveloperWiki:UID_/_GID_Database

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