On Thu, 2019-06-20 at 09:53 -0400, Brian Evans wrote:
> On 6/9/2019 7:39 AM, Michał Górny wrote:
> > +Tracking of user/group usage is done through dependencies.  As long
> > +as any installed package depends on a specific user/group package,
> > +the respective user/group is assumed to be used.  If no package
> > +requiring the specific user/group is left, the package manager
> > +automatically prunes the package clearly indicating it is no longer
> > +used.
> You cannot know when a name is "no longer used".  An administrator could
> have adopted a username for other purposes.

That's why we don't remove the actual user/group.  However, this is
a valuable information to the administrator that no package is using
the user/group in question.

Best regards,
Michał Górny

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