>>>>> "Jeremy" == Jeremy Zawodny <jzawodn@stripped> writes:
Jeremy> Yahoo! GeoCities is planning to offer MySQL to their hosting customers
Jeremy> (they already get PHP). To run MySQL in the environment they are
Jeremy> constructing, it's necessary for mysqld to be able to run as a uid
Jeremy> that doesn't map to a username.
Jeremy> The following patch appears to solve that problem. Could the patch
Jeremy> (or something like it) be applied to the 4.0 and maybe 3.23 tree?
Yes, this should be ok; I will add it to both trees ASAP!