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Re: Fwd: DragonFly ISO release build failure

From: Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 09:28:14 -0700 (PDT)

:-On [20040923 10:12], Matthew Dillon (dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
:>    Maybe we should have a preupgrade target to go along with the upgrade
:>    target.  installworld would run the preupgrade target to ensure that
:>    all requires users, groups, and other related junk is in place.
:Ahh, but there lies the crux doesn't it?
:This was one of those things mergemaster was supposed to handle since a user
:might very well (buddha forbid) have used those same uids or gids.  And we
:don't want to overwrite that.
:Not saying it cannot be scripted or whatever, but it will be a fun one!
:Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(at)wxs.nl> / asmodai / kita no mono

    I don't think it will be difficult.  A little helper program in /usr/sbin
    to conditionally add password and group entries (and other types of things)
    would do the trick.

					Matthew Dillon 

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