BaseHTTPServer and priviledge separation?

Helmut Jarausch jarausch at skynet.be
Sat Jun 25 17:21:20 CEST 2005


Hi,

to use a port below 1000 on a Unix system one needs root priviledges.
But it's dangerous to execute all of a script under those priviledges.
Therefore I'd like to drop the root priviledges as soon as possible.
(How) is this possible?

Many thanks for a hint,

Helmut Jarausch

Lehrstuhl fuer Numerische Mathematik
RWTH - Aachen University
D 52056 Aachen, Germany



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