NFS tools

Reinhard bookreader at gmx.com
Fri Mar 12 19:28:22 PST 2004


On Saturday 13 March 2004 05:04, Daniel Díaz wrote:
> Also, after I finished my LFS system I never welcomed the 'nobody' user,
> and therefore the --with-statduser=somebody had to be added. 
>
> groupadd rpc &&
> useradd -c rpc -d /dev/null -g rpc -s /bin/false rpc
>

Could you please explain me the advantage of you version using the user 'rpc' 
with an occasional uid against using 'nobody' with known uid ?

Thanks in advance.

Reinhard




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