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From simran <>
Subject RE: User process ownership
Date Fri, 06 Sep 2002 00:47:06 GMT
You could do the chmod thing...but keep in mind, that it won't work
unless you have perl compiled with suid script support (i think) and
also your kernel has to support setuid scripts (which by default it
probably doesn't because of race conditions causing major unsecurity...)

On Fri, 2002-09-06 at 00:20, Mark Coffman wrote:
> Or if you really dont care about security maybe you could chmod 4755 the
> script, owned by root, to run as root.  Just make sure that you clean all of
> the data you receive from the form.  I kinda like the daemon idea that
> simran had.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: simran []
> Alternatively, you can write a daemon that runs as root that you can
> connect to that can do this...

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