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@@ -23,12 +23,12 @@ UIDs and GIDs in range 0..100 are reserved for important system
accounts. New assignments in that range need to be explicitly approved
by the QA lead, in response to a justified request from the developer.
-The range 101..499 is provided for regular use by packages.
+The range 101..749 is provided for regular use by packages.
The assignments from this range follow the following rules:
1. A developer can select an arbitrary free UID/GID from this range.
- If in doubt, it is recommended to select successive numbers from 499
- downwards.
+ If in doubt, it is recommended to select successive numbers from 101
+ upwards.
2. Unless there is a very good reason not to, matching users and groups
should use the same number. It is acceptable to leave gaps