[Slackbuilds-users] uid and gid for vdr

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Sun Feb 24 07:36:13 UTC 2013

On Sun, 10 Feb 2013 13:12:00 -0800
Larry Hajali <larryhaja at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm looking at vdr on my own system (ie.
> http://linuxtv.org/vdrwiki/index.php/Main_Page) and was looking at
> running it as a daemon.  As I was looking at possible users for this
> package, I took a look at reserved uid/gid at
> http://slackbuilds.org/uid_gid.txt.  It looks like vdr is already
> defined by using the policyd uid/gid, which in turn is also used for
> policyd2.  I found this in the SBo email archive.
> http://lists.slackbuilds.org/pipermail/slackbuilds-users/2009-June/004234.html
> My question is should this uid/gid be used for vdr or should it be
> separate from the uid/gid for policyd2?
> BTW...I'm just asking for clarification.  I don't plan on submitting
> my vdr slackbuild.

Crap, I think what happened there is that vdr got reverted, but we
didn't change the "vdr" to "policyd" above it.  It's fixed now;
sorry for the confusion.  IOW, use a different uid/gid :)

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