Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Sep 18 13:30:32 PDT 2009

On Sep 18, 2009, at 15:14, Scott Haneda wrote:

> Ok, understood.  Though I thought anything over 499 would show up in  
> the login window, which is what I was trying to avoid.  This user  
> and group I am creating is indeed a non login user.  How does  
> MacPorts determine which uid/guid to use?  Is there a higher range  
> that it starts with that also does not show up in the login window?

On my old Tiger install, before doing a clean install with Snow  
Leopard, I did have a lot of users showing up in System Preferences  
from ports I'd tested once and then uninstalled. A little annoying.  
Not sure if there's a way ports are meant to avoid having their users  
show up there.

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