[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Anyone has read the FSF Usenix speech ?

On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 07:18:53PM +0200, Robert Bihlmeyer wrote:
> Most people would simply shurg if I tell them that you can have a
> directory hierarchy a million levels deep. But showing them, say, a
> lsh daemon that runs without uids (and gets them when needed via the
> passwd server, or a yet-to-be-written pubkey server) would certainly
> raise a few eyebrows.

Neal and me had a few ideas in the train back from Bordeaux to Paris[1] about
what is needed to make this "run-daemon-without-ids" idea working out better.
This is something we want to work on very soon now.
(Discussion of this will follow up on bug-hurd).


[1] I have the napkin with our notes right hear on my desktop ;)

`Rhubarb is no Egyptian god.' Debian http://www.debian.org brinkmd@debian.org
Marcus Brinkmann              GNU    http://www.gnu.org    marcus@gnu.org

Reply to: