Setup 1.7 2.621
Tue May 12 16:56:00 GMT 2009
On May 12 07:59, Karl M wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 10:33:13 +0200
> > From: corinna
> > Subject: Re: Setup 1.7 2.621
> > Looks normal. The group file contains a root group because it gets
> > added by the postinstall script. mkgroup does not add that automatically.
> > And files group owned by "root" are actually owned by the administrators
> > group for hopefully obvious reasons:
> >> root:S-1-5-32-544:0:
> > [...]
> >> Administrators:S-1-5-32-544:544:
> So what is the root group for and why is it added?
I don't recall the orignal reason to add it, but it's a useful fix point
in terms of name and gid. The Administrators group can have different
names in different languages.
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