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Re: xfstt 0.9.99 uploaded - some news with it

On Thu, 29 Apr, 1999, James Mastros wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 29, 1999 at 09:05:33PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > This is NOT an excuse for running as root. Make it create the pidfile in
> > /var/run/xfstt like other similar programs do.
> Couldn't it just create a pidfile in /var/run/xfstt as root, chown it to the
> nobody it will be running as, and then drop permissions?
> 	-=- James Mastros
> PS: I don't really know what I'm talking about.  If I'm wrong, please
> let me know why.

nobody is never allowed to own files.

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