Re: RfD: documentation for statically assigned uid and gid
On Thu 01 Jun 2000, Marc Haber wrote:
> uid for the news server for file access control. Is this used by other
> packages than INN and CNEWS?
At least suck; maybe others as well.
> (didn't find any processes or files belonging to that uid on my test
> system). Used by web proxies?
Yes, e.g. wwwoffle
> for device nodes?
Yes, so that you can run xawtv (for example) as a user.
home: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.wurtel.demon.nl/
work: email@example.com http://www.murphy.nl/
debian: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.debian.org/
isdn4linux: email@example.com http://www.isdn4linux.de/