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setuidgid(8)

daemontools

a collection of tools for managing UNIX services

NAME

setuidgid - runs another program under a specified account’s uid and gid.

SYNOPSIS

setuidgid account child

DESCRIPTION

account is a single argument. child consists of one or more arguments.
setuidgid sets its uid and gid to account’s uid and gid, removing all supplementary groups. It then runs child.
setuidgid cannot be run by anyone other than root.

EXIT CODES

setuidgid exits 111 if it cannot find a UNIX account named account, if it cannot setgid, if it cannot setuid, or if it cannot run child. Otherwise its exit code is the same as that of child.

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