GNU userv 1.2.0
ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Mon Jan 23 17:45:06 GMT 2017
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I am pleased to announce the release of GNU userv 1.2.0.
userv (pronounced you-serve) is a program which, according to the
a Unix system facility to allow one program to invoke another when
only limited trust exists between them.
Its slogan is:
_Put the security boundary where it ought to be._
It is a tool for system administrators, who often find themselves with
a program running as one user which needs to be able to do certain
things as another user.
It is also a component for application authors who wish to do what is
now known as `privsep', using a process call interface.
For more information about userv, please see one of:
This release fixes some fairly minor bugs.
Also, the licence has been upgraded to GPL3+.
The files are available here:
(Unfortunately the GNU mirror network and the web page on www.gnu.org
have not yet been updated.)
Here is the SHA-256 checksum:
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