Reserving USERID

Paul Spooren mail at
Fri Aug 11 09:11:40 PDT 2023


> Is explicit better or not?  And if it is better, how do I go about reserving values that won't get stepped on?  Who is our Numbers Czar, who is our IANA?

I always used Gentoos numbers[1] whenever I added something. Since Clixon is not part of that list, maybe use something that’s not yet in the list?
> And if the packaging requires that files be owned by a certain user, how is that handled in the Makefiles?

Look for PKG_FILE_MODES in the repositories, i.e. busybox[2].



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