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Re: [Savannah-hackers] problem runnig mysql as "nobody"

From: loic
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers] problem runnig mysql as "nobody"
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2001 18:28:43 +0200

Guillaume Morin writes:
 > Dans un message du 03 avr à  8:12, address@hidden écrivait :
 > >    The log_accum script is run under the uid of the user. And running
 > > a script that allows any user (CVSROOT for each project is writable by 
 > > the project contributors) to get access to the MySQL database seems 
 > > dangerous
 > > to me.
 > It depends. We could place a .my.cnf file in every home directory with a
 > user and a password. We would just authorize this user to select the
 > name and email columns.
 > That seems pretty secure, but maybe it is overkill.

        Seems a bit overkill, yes. Grepping the aliases file is enough
and does not require to maintain tons of files and permissions ;-)


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