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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
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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.
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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