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Re: [RFC] Globally creating a user and a group "root"
On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 11:14:29AM +0800, Dean Scarff wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> I currently have an entry in /etc/passwd:
> This is a side-effect of using mkpasswd with the Administrator user
> renamed to root on XP. For me (and others like me who renamed the
> Administrator user) will this cause problems? Forgive me if I've
Not the above adding of the admins group as "root" to /etc/group.
But it is also the intend to create a "root" user which has the necessary
rights to do all the ugly stuff like LocalSystem. I'd appreciate if
you would read the whole thread again and then to discuss solution of
> overlooked where this point was addressed before in the thread, I only
> followed it loosely.
Too bad. Why am I trying to discuss this stuff in public?
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