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Re: [alpine-devel] messagebus uid/gid and binaries

From: <lists_at_cioccolatai.it>
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:44:33 +0100

On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 04:21:50PM +0100, lists_at_cioccolatai.it wrote:

> is there any reason for having a lot of binaries owned by the messagebus
> user, or is a bug (in the build system maybe)?
>
> # find /var /usr /sbin /lib -user messagebus -ls :
> 8065 40 -rwxr-xr-x 1 messagebus messagebus 38176 Oct 30 09:32 /usr/sbin/chroot
> 8067 8 -rwxr-xr-x 1 messagebus messagebus 5720 Oct 30 09:32 /usr/libexec/coreutils/libstdbuf.so
[..]

> apart from this, maybe is better to use the reserved "system" uid/gid with the
> -S flag in the adduser command?
> http://git.alpinelinux.org/cgit/aports/commit/?id=5a7acc3218ecf44b19312ba9b5d4962828e9ec97
>
> # id messagebus
> uid=1000(messagebus) gid=1000(messagebus) groups=1000(messagebus)

Well, last message <g>

Maybe the two things aren't related (I got uid 1000 for dbus after
install, and the packages are owned by uid 1000 for another reason - I
don't known at all the alpine build system).

thnx again,
K.


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