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Re: Web servers bug ?

On Wed, May 05, 1999, kevin@bestkevin.com wrote:
> On Wed, 5 May 1999, Daniel Podlejski wrote:
> > 1. Apache work as www-data ...
> > 2. I don't try other WWW serwers
> > 3. Try add www-data user to postgres ...
> postgres seems not allow user www-data 'cause the '-'. When I needed to
> use it, I changed Apache user to nobody.

I think apache should have a dedicated username to run as. I use
the php3 module and I don't want any other service to share files
with it.

What about 'www' ? What are the historical reasons behind 'www-data' ?


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