Usernames longer than 8 chars
hc3 at poolhem.se
Wed Mar 26 16:04:28 PDT 2008
The default username for running the dbus-daemon is "messagebus". This is
longer than 8 characters which causes some minor problems during some
In debian a number of bug reports come from usernames longer than 8 chars,
In Slackware all default usernames except messagebus and haldaemon are
shorter than 8 chars.
Suggestion: Let the default username be shorter, for example msgbus. Even
though it is possible to choose a better username before compilation many
distributions install software with default settings.
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