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Toolbelt files installed with weird user/group #30

ghost opened this Issue · 3 comments

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The script at installs a tarball with strange user and group IDs:

$ ls -l /usr/local/heroku/
total 16
drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root      4096 2012-10-05 11:02 bin
drwxr-xr-x. 2  105 nfsnobody 4096 2012-10-04 13:29 data
drwxr-xr-x. 4  105 nfsnobody 4096 2012-10-04 13:29 lib
drwxr-xr-x. 3  105 nfsnobody 4096 2012-10-04 13:29 vendor

$ cat /etc/redhat-release 
Fedora release 16 (Verne)

If you are targeting multiple distributions, it's probably best just to have everything owned by root/root.
/cc @tmaher


Doug's correct, but his SysV is showing :)

BSD-derived OS's (including MacOS) name their gid 0 "wheel" (a UCB CSRG alumn told me it was a pun because the number 0 looks like a wheel). If you specify UID 0, GID 0, you're golden.


SunOS, Solaris ... whatever. :)


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