[SM-Discuss] [SM-Users] [Cauldron] - 0.9.6 x86 ISO in rc1 - PPC coming soon
eric at sandall.us
Mon Mar 6 15:50:01 EST 2006
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On Sun, 5 Mar 2006, Karsten Behrmann wrote:
>> The possibility to add new user is great. :-)
>> IMHO, the default group should be named identically to login
>> (lace:lace). Now it uses "users" by default.
> Hmm... I'm not quite sure I'd personally agree with that. Wasn't the
> purpose of group permissions to be a bit more granular that per-user?
> It would make sense to give or take permissions to/from "all other human
> users" or something, but why would you want group permissions for a group
> that only you are in? Sure, there is root:root for normal files, but except
> for that one I kindof don't see the purpose in one-user groups...
> Feel free to disagree with me.
I believe the standard is <username>:users, as there is a users group
in /etc/group and, IMO, it'd be silly to populate /etc/group with a
group account for each user.
Eric Sandall | Source Mage GNU/Linux Developer
eric at sandall.us | http://www.sourcemage.org/
http://eric.sandall.us/ | SysAdmin @ Inst. Shock Physics @ WSU
http://counter.li.org/ #196285 | http://www.shock.wsu.edu/
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