Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: acct-user/... modifies existing user sometimes

2019-12-16 Thread The Bit Pit
On 12/15/19 5:31 PM, Michael Orlitzky wrote: Without more information, all I can say is that there's probably a better way to do whatever these users are doing that doesn't involve modifying a system user. But regardless, Michał's answer is the right one if you decide that you do want to modify

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: acct-user/... modifies existing user sometimes

2019-12-15 Thread Michael Orlitzky
On 12/14/19 5:02 PM, Thomas Deutschmann wrote: > > acct-* shouldn't mess with already *existing* users. So upgrade > experience shouldn't be affected... Even on upgrades, pkg_postinst() in acct-user.eclass will update the home directory, shell, groups, and comment field. Without more

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: acct-user/... modifies existing user sometimes

2019-12-14 Thread Thomas Deutschmann
On 2019-12-14 21:47, The Bit Pit wrote: > acct-user/mythtv modifies the existing user if that user is not logged > in. Mythtv has been around for years and users have created specialized > configurations for the mythtv user. They do not like changes to the > mythtv user when upgrading. Could you

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: acct-user/... modifies existing user sometimes

2019-12-14 Thread Michał Górny
On Sat, 2019-12-14 at 14:47 -0600, The Bit Pit wrote: > acct-user/mythtv modifies the existing user if that user is not logged > in. Mythtv has been around for years and users have created specialized > configurations for the mythtv user. They do not like changes to the > mythtv user when

[gentoo-dev] RFC: acct-user/... modifies existing user sometimes

2019-12-14 Thread The Bit Pit
acct-user/mythtv modifies the existing user if that user is not logged in. Mythtv has been around for years and users have created specialized configurations for the mythtv user. They do not like changes to the mythtv user when upgrading. A couple of solutions: 1) the ebuild does not depend