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nixos/users:added users.allowLoginless option #73082

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pasqui23 commented Nov 8, 2019

Motivation for this change

Fixes #73003
Also made security.initialRootPassword a renamed option

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  • Tested using sandboxing (nix.useSandbox on NixOS, or option sandbox in nix.conf on non-NixOS linux)
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@pasqui23 pasqui23 changed the title Loginless nixos/users:added users.allowLoginless option Nov 8, 2019
@@ -72,6 +72,7 @@ with lib;
(mkRemovedOptionModule [ "security" "setuidPrograms" ] "Use security.wrappers instead")

(mkRenamedOptionModule [ "security" "virtualization" "flushL1DataCache" ] [ "security" "virtualisation" "flushL1DataCache" ])
(mkRenamedOptionModule ["security" "initialRootPassword"] ["users" "users" "root" "initialHashedPassword"])

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flokli Nov 8, 2019


please add this to nixos/modules/config/users-groups.nix instead, like done in other places - we intend to move away from a global rename.nix.

@@ -6,13 +6,13 @@
stdenv.mkDerivation rec {

pname = "home-manager";
version = "2019-10-23";
version = "2019-10-29";

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flokli Nov 8, 2019


this probably isn't related, and should go in a separate PR ;-)


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pasqui23 commented Nov 9, 2019

Closed in favor of #73106

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