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GNU 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.



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Leaders and contributors

Ian Jackson Maintainer
Peter Benie Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/userv
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/userv/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Mailing Listhttps://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/userv-discuss/

Software prerequisites

Required to buildmake
Required to buildGNU M4
Required to buildflex


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