[arch-dev-public] [signoff] pkgstats 2.1-1

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Mon Sep 13 09:44:34 EDT 2010

Am 13.09.2010 13:22, schrieb Dieter Plaetinck:
> On Mon, 13 Sep 2010 13:05:26 +0200
> Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
>> * the cron is run as nobody and not root (anyone knows how to do this
>> without sudo? no, su does not work it seems)
> You can setuid the file and give it a specific owner, it will be run as
> that user.  If that's what you're asking.

That is so not true. setuid is much more obscure and confusing than that
- and most importantly, does not work on shell scripts.

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