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Re: [PROPOSAL] Drop 30000-59999 uid/gid reservation

Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:
> > You really don't want to know, but in brief it runs many different
> > processes that need to be very isolated from each other and have very
> > different permissions given to them. I allocate the uids from the pool
> > on the fly and use it for a kind of process sandboxing.
> Why do they need to be consecutive?

They don't really. My program can deal with arbitrary holes in the
available set, but at least with the data structures it uses now it's
better any holes be small.

see shy jo

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