/etc/skel to filesystem
baggins at pld-linux.org
Thu Jun 12 20:04:40 CEST 2014
On Tue, 10 Jun 2014, Elan Ruusamäe wrote:
> $ rpm -qf /etc/skel/
> suggestion: move dir to filesystem package
> rationale: packages providing $HOME skeletons shouldn't depend on
> useradd tools
Well, $HOME skeletons _are_ provided for the useradd tools, so it sounds
strange to me that you don't want this dependency.
> in the future pwdutils could be replaced by shadow (again).
Even should, AFAIK pwdutils is unmaintained, contrary to shadow.
> background: stupid reason (initation for the change): bash Requires
> pwdutils for /etc/skel, but pwdutils is pointless dep in chroot intended
> to build packages
I'm against droping sensible deps for corner cases.
Jan Rękorajski | PLD/Linux
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