on 7/5/01 11:00 AM, Arcady Genkin at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

> "Matt Simpson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> I need to let PHP run a command as SU... is there any way it can be done? I
>> need it to let Courier compile it's makeuserdb and makemaildir. Any help
>> would be great.
> If you *really* want to do that, you can install `sudo' package, and
> configure it to allow running a particular command as root to whatever
> user Apache runs as.

sudo is always one of the first things i install on my box. i never login as
root if i can help it. being forced to type 'sudo command' always makes me
think about what i'm doing.

and this is on a box with no users.

is this script being run from within apache or on the command line?

 -- mike cullerton

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