$HOME of system users like nobody or stats

Pawel Golaszewski blues at pld-linux.org
Thu Mar 25 12:55:58 CET 2010

On Thu, 25 Mar 2010, Paweł Zuzelski wrote:
> mount.davfs (provided by davfs2 package) does not allow non-root user to 
> mount filesystem into another users home directory. Problem is that home 
> directory of nobody and stats users (both provided by setup package) is 
> "/".
> I would like to change home directory of these users to 
> "/usr/share/empty". Will it break something?

No, it won't.

AFAIR it was discussed ages ago with kloczek (hundreds-of-mails-thread)

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