Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Matthieu Moy <matthieu....@grenoble-inp.fr> writes:
>> Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:
>>> I haven't been paying attention, but does that mean on that system,
>>> a total stranger kseygold can write, modify, and remove whatever Ram
>>> owns? I am hoping that is not the case.
>> I can see two reasons for having the same UID for two login names:
>> 1) the sysadmin really messed up, and as you say, a total stranger has
>> complete ownership of your files. Ramkumar, you should check that this
>> is not your case.
>> 2) the sysadmin explicitely gave two login names to the same physical
>> person, as kinds of aliases for the same UID (e.g. the person got
>> married, changed her name and login, but expects ~oldlogin to continue
>> working). I'm not sure how common this is, and to which extend we want
>> to support this in our test scripts.
> I've only been assuming (1), but (2) feels like a legitimate (if
> confusing) way to configure your system.
> It is a separate issue if it is worth bending backwards to support
> it in the test, though.
For what it's worth, `sudo` is "broken" on my system.
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