Re: Packaging questions (cricket)
Le Mon, Aug 23, 1999 at 02:19:25PM -0400, Matt Zimmerman écrivait:
> Do the default web server configurations allow symlinks like this?
Apache does but I don't know about the other webserver.
> Hmm...I don't like the sound of that. The postinst will have to chown
> directories to this user, which might be bad if there is already a real,
> supposedly-unprivileged user with that name. Would it be reasonable to
> check whether the user's UID is in the designated 'system' range?
Yes it's a possibility. Check if uid < 1000, but admins may have changed
the limit by editing adduser.conf ... :)
Raphaël Hertzog -=- http://ntux.u-strasbg.fr/~raphael/
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