Changeset 23f9a66 in clfs-sysroot


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Timestamp:
Jul 13, 2006, 11:33:10 AM (14 years ago)
Author:
Joe Ciccone <jciccone@…>
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master
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b46c2f1
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0240559
Message:

Added descriptions to uses/groups.

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  • BOOK/final-preps/creatingfiles.xml

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    6666      <term><literal>bin:x:1:1:bin:/bin:/bin/false</literal></term>
    6767      <listitem>
    68         <para>To be written</para>
     68        <para>Was recommended for compatibility with legacy applications.</para>
    6969      </listitem>
    7070    </varlistentry>
     
    7272      <term><literal>daemon:x:2:6:daemon:/sbin:/bin/false</literal></term>
    7373      <listitem>
    74         <para>To be written</para>
     74        <para>Was recommended as an unprivileged User ID/Group ID for daemons
     75        to execute under in order to limit their access to the system.</para>
    7576      </listitem>
    7677    </varlistentry>
     
    7879      <term><literal>adm:x:3:16:adm:/var/adm:/bin/false</literal></term>
    7980      <listitem>
    80         <para>To be written</para>
     81        <para>Was used for programs that performed administrative tasks.</para>
    8182      </listitem>
    8283    </varlistentry>
     
    8485      <term><literal>lp:x:10:9:lp:/var/spool/lp:/bin/false</literal></term>
    8586      <listitem>
    86         <para>Used by programs for printing</para>
     87        <para>Used by programs for printing.</para>
    8788      </listitem>
    8889    </varlistentry>
     
    9091      <term><literal>mail:x:30:30:mail:/var/mail:/bin/false</literal></term>
    9192      <listitem>
    92         <para>Often used by email programs</para>
     93        <para>Often used by email programs.</para>
    9394      </listitem>
    9495    </varlistentry>
     
    9697      <term><literal>news:x:31:31:news:/var/spool/news:/bin/false</literal></term>
    9798      <listitem>
    98         <para>To be written</para>
     99        <para>Often used for network news servers.</para>
    99100      </listitem>
    100101    </varlistentry>
     
    102103      <term><literal>uucp:x:32:32:uucp:/var/spool/uucp:/bin/false</literal></term>
    103104      <listitem>
    104         <para>To be written</para>
     105        <para>Often used for Unix-to-Unix Copy of files from one server to the next.</para>
    105106      </listitem>
    106107    </varlistentry>
     
    108109      <term><literal>operator:x:50:0:operator:/root:/bin/bash</literal></term>
    109110      <listitem>
    110         <para>To be written</para>
     111        <para>Often used to allow system operators to access the system.</para>
    111112      </listitem>
    112113    </varlistentry>
     
    114115      <term><literal>postmaster:x:51:30:postmaster:/var/spool/mail:/bin/false</literal></term>
    115116      <listitem>
    116         <para>To be written</para>
     117        <para>Is the account that receives all the information of troubles with the mail server.</para>
    117118      </listitem>
    118119    </varlistentry>
     
    120121      <term><literal>nobody:x:65534:65534:nobody:/:/bin/false</literal></term>
    121122      <listitem>
    122         <para>To be written</para>
     123        <para>This account is used by NFS.</para>
    123124      </listitem>
    124125    </varlistentry>
     
    154155      <term><literal>adm:x:16:root,adm,daemon</literal></term>
    155156      <listitem>
    156         <para>To be written</para>
     157        <para>All users in this group are allowed to do administrative tasks</para>
    157158      </listitem>
    158159    </varlistentry>
     
    160161      <term><literal>console:x:17:</literal></term>
    161162      <listitem>
    162         <para>To be written</para>
     163        <para>This group has direct access to the console</para>
    163164      </listitem>
    164165    </varlistentry>
     
    166167      <term><literal>cdrw:x:18:</literal></term>
    167168      <listitem>
    168         <para>To be written</para>
     169        <para>This group is allowed to use the CDRW drive</para>
    169170      </listitem>
    170171    </varlistentry>
     
    178179      <term><literal>news:x:31:news</literal></term>
    179180      <listitem>
    180         <para>To be written</para>
     181        <para>Used by Network News Servers</para>
    181182      </listitem>
    182183    </varlistentry>
     
    184185      <term><literal>uucp:x:32:uucp</literal></term>
    185186      <listitem>
    186         <para>To be written</para>
     187        <para>Used by the Unix-to-Unix copy users.</para>
    187188      </listitem>
    188189    </varlistentry>
     
    196197      <term><literal>nogroup:x:65533:</literal></term>
    197198      <listitem>
    198         <para>To be written</para>
     199        <para>This is a default group used by some programs that do not
     200        require a group</para>
    199201      </listitem>
    200202    </varlistentry>
     
    202204      <term><literal>nobody:x:65534:</literal></term>
    203205      <listitem>
    204         <para>To be written</para>
     206        <para>This is used by NFS.</para>
    205207      </listitem>
    206208    </varlistentry>
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