[patch] Add user and group to activation helper
hughsient at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 02:46:23 PDT 2007
On Mon, 2007-06-18 at 14:46 -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-06-18 at 10:53 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > > + /* group is not _required_ unless we are using system activation */
> Are we sure we want to support Group= at all? Instead, I'd expect the
> setuid activation helper to
> - change to primary group of the User
> - init supplementary groups of User; e.g. user 'hwdaemon' may be a
> member of the 'disk' group so that user can access raw disks;
> which is similar to how su(1) and sudo(8) works IIRC. Having an option
> to specify the Group seems.. well, I don't get the it.
Sure, I must admit I don't know as much about the nuances of how all
this stuff works. What about the (small!) attached patch.
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