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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src CHANGES
Date Wed, 21 Apr 1999 20:09:49 GMT
Charles Randall wrote:
> Given that this is used at *installation* time, couldn't you just use a
> utility program written in C that returns the result of
> getuid/geteuid/getgid/getegid()? Just make sure that this is built before
> "make install" and you're all set.
> I realize that's a departure from the current model, but most (all?) of the
> other helpers must be shell scripts because they're used at *configuration*
> time (before we even know how to compile C code).
> Charles

There are sections of 'configure' which also "need" to know the
UID we are as well.

   Jim Jagielski   |||   |||
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