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Re: (ITS#4719) Support for running slapadd/slapindex as a user
> At 11:48 AM 10/24/2006, email@example.com wrote:
>> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>> It would be nice if you could pass -u and -g options to run as another
>>> user/group so that on systems where OpenLDAP is running as another user or
>>> group, the files created by slapadd & slapindex have the correct ownerships
>>> (rather than root, for example).
>> OK for slapadd; for slapindex and other tools, what about using
>> user/group info from the file(s) itself?
> Why not just use su(1)? the only reason slapd(8) has -u/-g options
> is because it changes root after some initialization.
Agreed. As for using info from the files themselves - that requires
per-backend functions to return the user/group info. Seems like
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc
OpenLDAP Core Team http://www.openldap.org/project/