[Adduser-devel] Bug#329701: Local (non-NIS) users and groups

Mark Brown broonie at sirena.org.uk
Mon Dec 12 00:02:13 UTC 2005

On Mon, Dec 12, 2005 at 12:28:58AM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > > > What I want is for any change in the default handling of UID and GID
> > > > ranges in NIS to be made in other parts of Debian too.

> As long as you  do not expect that NIS-served system users and groups
> will work too... This is a recipe for a disaster on udev systems,
> because they will not be available before networking is up.

As far as I can tell the range Teddy wants to create is more equivalent
to the existing 1000-29999 range for user accounts than the 100-999
range it's being carved out of - more of a "locally allocated non-user
groups" range.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."
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