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Author: Svante Signell
To: Ralph Ronnquist, 548, devuan developers internal list
Subject: Re: [devuan-dev] bug#548: #548: Cannot reproduce
On Sun, 2021-02-21 at 23:00 +1100, Ralph Ronnquist wrote:
> You'll need to make sure the kvm group has a gid > 1000.
> E.g. edit /etc/group and change the kvm line from say 106 to 10666,
> then
> # apt-get install --reinstall eudev
> fails with:
> ----
> The group `kvm' already exists and is not a system group. Exiting.
> dpkg: error processing package eudev (--configure):
> installed eudev package post-installation script subprocess returned
> error exit status 1
> Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.5-2) ...
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> eudev
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Problem is if non-system groups: input, kvm and render should be
allowed or not. The whole idea of system group names is that these
names should be reserved?? WDYT?