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Re: [RFC] Globally creating a user and a group "root"
On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 07:54:17AM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> At 12:33 PM 11/12/2003 +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >I don't understand the "that was done with Windows 2003 in mind".
> >Setting the uid to 18 in exim seems counterproductive in that environment.
> The problem I was addressing is that on 2003 users create a privileged
> account with an arbitrary uid (up to now). On the other hand Exim (which is
> suid on a real Unix system) enters a restricted mode if the uid isn't a
> predefined hard coded value (0 on Unix, 18 in Cygwin). So I have a front
> end that setuid to 18 if the real user is privileged. The main exim code only
> sees 18 and behaves without restrictions.
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