rsync home directory

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Fri Apr 24 21:44:14 PDT 2009

I've just been going over several programs and we have for rsync:

useradd -c "rsyncd Daemon" -d /home/rsync -g rsyncd \
     -s /bin/false -u 48 rsyncd

We don't explain why we need a home directory here and I don't recall the 
discussion.  Is there a reason it shouldn't be /dev/null?

    -- Bruce

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