[Adduser-devel] Bug#679746: Bug#679746: default --system home directory leads to piuparts RC bugs

Marc Haber mh+debian-bugs at zugschlus.de
Mon Nov 25 08:36:40 UTC 2013

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 07:57:38PM +0000, Stephen Gran wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, Marc Haber said:
> > On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 07:05:24AM +0000, Stephen Gran wrote:
> > > Where would you suggest?  I can't think of a better place, in the
> > > absence of direction, than /home.
> > 
> > Creating /home/foo will break in the case of an nfs mounted /home, and
> > other packages are going out of wheezy for using adduser's --system
> > default.
> Yes, I know that your argument is "putting stuff under /home is bad".

It is not my argument. It's piuparts' argument. They are filing
automatically generated release critical bugreports against packages
for doing so.

> My question was, and I'll repeat it: "Where would you suggest?"

I do not have a sensible idea.


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