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Re: Buster Apt-Get Upgrade removed Group "nobody".




On 2018-11-21 10:25 -0500, Kenneth Parker wrote:

> I saw that message scroll by, during the processing of the Upgrade.
>
> I guess my question is, where did that come from, and why?

Previous versions of systemd used to create it, a mistake that has just
been corrected:

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| systemd (239-12) unstable; urgency=high
| 
|   [ Martin Pitt ]
|   * Fix wrong "nobody" group from sysusers.d.
|     Fix our make-sysusers-basic sysusers.d generator to special-case the
|     nobody group. "nobody" user and "nogroup" group both have the same ID
|     65534, which is the only special case for Debian's static users/groups.
|     So specify the gid explicitly, to avoid systemd-sysusers creating a
|     dynamic system group for "nobody".
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So, nothing to worry about.

Cheers,
       Sven