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From:Michael Widenius Date:February 11 2002 3:15am
Subject:[PATCH sql/mysqld.cc] Allow numeric uids in -u parameter...
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Hi!

>>>>> "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!

Regards,
Monty
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[PATCH sql/mysqld.cc] Allow numeric uids in -u parameter...Jeremy Zawodny8 Feb
  • [PATCH sql/mysqld.cc] Allow numeric uids in -u parameter...Michael Widenius11 Feb
  • [PATCH sql/mysqld.cc] Allow numeric uids in -u parameter...Michael Widenius13 Feb