Unprivileged user?

Michael S. Fischer michael at dynamine.net
Tue Apr 15 09:31:42 CEST 2008

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 12:25 AM, Ricardo Newbery
<ric at digitalmarbles.com> wrote:
>  Assuming that "nobody" is an available user on your system, then is
>  the "-u user" option for varnishd superfluous?

Who's to say that "nobody" is an unprivileged user?


nobody:*:0:0:alias for root:...

Well-engineered software doesn't make potentially false assumptions
about the environment in which it runs.


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