[Pkg-openldap-devel] Bug#452438: Bug#452438: slapd: Upon upgrade package creates a new used, I use a different username

Alex Samad alex at samad.com.au
Thu Nov 22 22:22:11 UTC 2007

On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 01:53:02PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> severity 452438 minor
> thanks
> On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 08:29:09AM +1100, Alexander Samad wrote:
> > Package: slapd
> > Version: 2.3.38-1+lenny1
> > Severity: important
> > I use a username of ldap not openldap, everytime i upgrade the slapd
> > package Ihave to go and delete the openldap userid
> "Have" to?  Why should we support that use case any more than any other
> package that installs a system user does?
Well don't have to I guess it would be a nice things. If I remember slapd used 
to use another username previously.  Could the packages remember that it had 
created the username or check /etc/default/slapd for the user configured, 
especially for an upgrade, I could understand for a new install.

> -- 
> Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
> Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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