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Re: Release imminent!

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Release imminent!
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2013 18:50:57 +0100
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Andreas Enge <address@hidden> skribis:

> Am Sonntag, 13. Januar 2013 schrieb Ludovic Courtès:
>> >> If --build-users-group is not given explicitly, check for the group
>> >> nixbld and use it if it exists.
>> I’m not sure if we want to automatically use a given group name.  What
>> if that name was used for something else on this machine?  Granted, it’s
>> unlikely, but it’s not completely impossible either.
> In that case, the user would have to give the builder group explicitly 
> anyway.

Yes, but if they don’t, it’ll end up using real users, which could be a
bad idea.

Note that currently, when --build-users-group is omitted and the daemon
runs as root, a warning is emitted.


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