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Re: [Xen-devel] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 08/12] os-posix: Provide new -runas <uid>:<gid> facility

Markus Armbruster writes ("Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 08/12] os-posix: Provide new 
-runas <uid>:<gid> facility"):
> Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > That would defer the getpwnam from argument parsing to os_setup_post.
> > I think that's undesriable.
> No argument.  But why can't os_parse_cmd_args() call getpwnam() as it
> does now, then store user_pwd->pw_uid, ->pw_gid and ->pw_name instead of
> user_pwd?  Store a null name when it parses the argument as UID:GID.

Oh, I see.  It seems less obvious to me than what I have done, but I
can do it like that if you like.


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