We're preparing [https://github.com/openshift/origin OpenShift Origin] master components to run as a non privileged user and as such we'd like to request a soft allocated uid/gid. A soft allocation is necessary because in the cloud space it's very likely that data stored in /var/lib/origin may be stored on a volume and the host may be re-provisioned and uid/gid would be re-assigned without soft allocation.
proposed username : origin
homedir : /var/lib/origin
packages : origin,atomic-openshift
'origin' being the community package, and 'atomic-openshift' being the package delivered by Red Hat to its customers. The two are mutually exclusive.
We discussed this at this weeks meeting (http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting-1/2016-01-28/fpc.2016-01-28-17.00.txt):
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