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userv (security boundary tool) 1.0.0 released
From: userv-maint () CHIARK GREENEND ORG UK (Ian Jackson)
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2000 19:55:17 +0000


GNU userv 1.0.0 is now released.

userv (pronounced `you-serve') is, in the words of the specification,
      a Unix system facility to allow one program to invoke another
      when only limited trust exists between them.

There is now also an associated package userv-utils, currently at
version 0.1.  It contains a collection of miscellaneous userv
services, which can serve as examples and programs in their own right.
Note that the documentation and probably quality of these leave a lot
to be desired.  Contributions of documentation, installation
instructions, improvements, etc, for userv-utils would be very

For more information, including the on-line specification and the
distribution files, visit
userv is also available via the GNU FTP site and its mirrors.
1.0.0 will be available there soon if it isn't already.

If you have queries, please join the userv-discuss mailing list in
preference to mailing the author.  Thank you.

MD5 checksums:
e1eedc73d676e1b510793c92e81c3a9f  userv-1.0.0.tar.gz
cbf2b383b91499b78cb4ec87f577a79e  userv-utils-0.1.tar.gz
4646687bba58c32ca119f3f66cd71589  userv-0.65.2-1.0.0.diff.gz
dd38df713e69f6bf34da15c17c8ec7a2  userv-0.95.0-1.0.0.diff.gz

Changes to userv since last version announced on info-gnu (0.65.2):

userv (1.0.0); urgency=low

  * Manpage userv(1) from Ben Harris.  (Debian bug #33777.)
  * Released out of beta (version number change).
  * Added a couple of things to .cvsignore.

 -- Ian Jackson <ian () davenant greenend org uk>  Mon,  6 Mar 2000 18:13:49 +0000

userv (0.95.0) BETA; urgency=low

  * Count \-continued lines properly in error message line numbers.
  * Fix lexing bugs with "-quoted strings and \-continuation.
  * Fix interpretation of \n etc. in "-quoted strings.
  * Fix bug which ignored erroneous read/write after ignore-fd/reject-fd.

 -- Ian Jackson <ian () davenant greenend org uk>  Tue,  9 Nov 1999 23:26:54 +0000

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