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SubjectRe: One process with multiple user ids.

On Oct 2 2007 12:56, Giuliano Gagliardi wrote:
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>I have a server that has to switch to different user ids, but because it does
>other complex things, I would rather not have it run as root. I only need the
>server to be able to switch to certain pre-defined user ids.

All you need is CAP_SETUID. Also see man setresuid,
where you could, I think, use saved_uid=0 if you do not
like to use real_uid=0 effective_uid=non-0.


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