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GNU Userv

http://www.gnu.org/software/userv/
Security boundary tool

Userv allows one program to invoke another when only limited trust exists between them. It is a tool which can be used to avoid having to give other system services root privileges, and which allows users to more securely have programs provide services to others. Userv can be useful as 'glue' for system administrators as well as application authors; there are a few userv-using utilities/examples in the associated userv-utils package.

Documentation

User's guide available from http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~ian/userv/spec.html/ch-notes.html

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:userv

Download

Download version 1.0.5 (stable)
released on 8 April 2006

Categories




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterGenium23 December 2016



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Ian Jackson Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DebianDownloadftp://ftp.chiark.greenend.org.uk/users/ian/userv/debian/
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/ucgi/~ijackson/cvsweb/userv/
HistoryHomepagehttp://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~ian/userv/
HelpE-mailmailto:userv-annouce@chiark.greenend.org.uk
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:userv-bugreports@chiark.greenend.org.uk
DeveloperE-mailmailto:userv-discuss@chiak.greenend.org.uk
DeveloperDownloadftp://ftp.chiark.greenend.org.uk/users/ian/userv/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildmd5sum
Required to buildGNU m4
Required to buildmake
Required to buildflex

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 December 2016.



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