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

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:30:15 +0100

On Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:21:50 +0100
lists_at_cioccolatai.it wrote:

> Hi,
>
> background: alpine-mini-2.7.3-x86_64.iso fresh hd install using:
> http://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/Install_to_disk
>
> is there any reason for having a lot of binaries owned by the messagebus
> user, or is a bug (in the build system maybe)?

This looks like a broken fakeroot. I wonder why/when that happened.
Also wonder what packages are affected.


>
> # find /var /usr /sbin /lib -user messagebus -ls :
> 8065 40 -rwxr-xr-x 1 messagebus messagebus 38176 Oct 30 09:32 /usr/sbin/chroot
...

 
> 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)
>
> thnx,
> I.

You are right. Will look into that. Thanks!

-nc


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