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nixos/users:added users.allowLoginless #73106

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pasqui23 commented Nov 9, 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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  • Tested via one or more NixOS test(s) if existing and applicable for the change (look inside nixos/tests)
  • Tested compilation of all pkgs that depend on this change using nix-shell -p nix-review --run "nix-review wip"
  • Tested execution of all binary files (usually in ./result/bin/)
  • Determined the impact on package closure size (by running nix path-info -S before and after)
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pstn commented Nov 9, 2019

Cool, what about allowing multiple users with the same UID? Should we make that a separate option?


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pasqui23 commented Nov 9, 2019

@pstn for that there is already users.enforceIdUniqueness

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@@ -473,15 +475,15 @@ in {

# FIXME: obsolete - will remove.

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JohnAZoidberg Nov 10, 2019


@edolstra, you put this comment - Is it okay to remove it like this?


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nixos-discourse commented Dec 2, 2019

This pull request has been mentioned on NixOS Discourse. There might be relevant details there:

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