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Re: Bug#80343: general: Lack of policy on which files should be owned by which user

On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 11:48:35AM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 11:13:13AM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> > However, the idea of one UID per daemon is (IMHO) a really horrible
> > solution, too, as you end up having more UIDs for daemons then
> > users. 
> Why is that a problem? There are 65536 available UIDs.

And 2^32 when 32-bit UIDs become more widespread.


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