Forwarding your message to the virt-manager maintainers then.
They can decide.

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Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 22:01:58 +0100
From: Colin Watson <>
To: "Karl O. Pinc" <>,
Subject: Re: Bug#929133: base-passwd: The 'libvirt' group from
virt-manager is not listed in users-and-groups

On Fri, May 17, 2019 at 02:14:27PM -0500, Karl O. Pinc wrote:
> I notice that (on stretch) the 'libvirt' group, used by the
> virt-manager package is not listed in
> /usr/share/doc/base-passwd/users-and-groups*
> I am unclear whether it should be listed, but it seems worth
> an email.  

Thanks for your report.  It isn't really feasible for that document to
be comprehensive, but if the libvirt maintainer or somebody who knows it
reasonably well wanted to contribute a description then I'd happily take

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