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[Openvpn-devel] Daemon as non-root, high priority

  • Subject: [Openvpn-devel] Daemon as non-root, high priority
  • From: Ian Pilcher <i.pilcher@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2004 13:36:51 -0600

I would like to put together a patch that will allow the openvpn daemon
to run with elevated priority as a non-root user.  This currently
doesn't work, because the daemon changes its UID before it renices


  * Are there any "philosophical" objections to this that would prevent
    such a patch from being accepted?

  * Any gotchas?  From my brief look at openvpn.c, it seems pretty


Ian Pilcher                                        i.pilcher@xxxxxxxxxxx

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