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FS#74245 - [minidlna] installs software, but does not create minidlna:minidlna user

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by brian downing (bsd) - Saturday, 26 March 2022, 10:55 GMT
Last edited by David Thurstenson (thurstylark) - Thursday, 28 April 2022, 04:08 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Assigned
Assigned To Sergej Pupykin (sergej)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 1
Private No



Package community/minidlna 1.3.1-1
Installs related minidlna software, base config
Daemon runs as user minidlna, and the /etc/minidlna.conf

# specify the user account name or uid to run as

However the package installation doesn't create the user 'minidlna', creating a host of runtime issues resolved by creating minidlna group, minidlna:minidlna user.

Simple fix

Steps to reproduce:
Install the minidlna package
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Comment by Konstantin Shalygin (k0ste) - Saturday, 17 September 2022, 15:14 GMT
Issue still exists, package lack of sysusers.d