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Re: `gentoo-dev` `PATCH 0/6` nix and guix GID/UID assignments


On Sun, 24 Nov 2019 17:19:36 +0100
Ulrich Mueller <ulm_at_gentoo.org> wrote:
> >>>>> On Sun, 24 Nov 2019, Sergei Trofimovich wrote:
>
> > I interpreted 'reserved' as 'free to use' on
> > https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Quality_Assurance/UID_GID_Assignment
> > Can you tweak it to someting other than 'reserved' so it would be clear?
>
> That's what the "Notes" column was intended for.
>
> > I'll use 60001 .. 60999 / 61001 .. 61999. Is it free though?
> > '60001..65533' claims to also be 'reserved' as well.
>
> Debian is also using the range above 60000 for allocations that won't
> fit into the low range. Theoretically, there is some overlap with
> systemd dynamic users (61184..65519), but IIUC assigning other UIDs in
> that range isn't a problem, as long as there are enough free IDs left.
>
> Another question, the above are about 2000 users and 2000 groups.
> Does that imply that we will eventually end up with 4000 packages
> in acct-{user,group}?
Should be 2000 users, 2 groups. Worst case it's 2002 packages, yes.
--
Sergei




Written by Sergei Trofimovich 24/11/2019 21:40:01
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