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From:Egor Egorov Date:July 20 2004 12:45pm
Subject:Re: how the redhat 9.0 adds the mysql user:
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"j.rabbit" <skynet@stripped> wrote:

> This is how the redhat 9.0 mysql.spec file adds the mysql user:
> 
> ' useradd -M -o -r -d /var/lib/mysql -s /bin/bash -c "MySQL Server" -u =
> 27 mysql '
> 
> Anybody know why the shell is '/bin/bash' instead of '/sbin/nologin' =
> like other daemon users? Is this simply an oversite?

I can't speak about Red Hat 9, but for MySQL itself there is no need to have
a valid shell for the 'mysql' user.





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how the redhat 9.0 adds the mysql user:j.rabbit19 Jul
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