Re: must be a super user to install squid???

From: Martin Ibert <>
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 1996 07:28:11 +0200

Ping-Wen Chen wrote:
> I just have a regular user account (not a super user) and
> have installed Squid in my own directory.
> Is it possible to run Squid from my own account?
> I got core dump. Thanks.

Yes, it is definitely possible. I've been doing it for months. Of
course, you cannot bind to a privileged port, but squid doesn't do that
be default anyway.

Dipl.-Inform. Martin Ibert, BB-DATA GmbH, phone: +49-30-245-56582
Brunnenstraße 111, D-13355 Berlin, Germany, fax: +49-30-245-56577
Received on Mon Oct 21 1996 - 22:29:11 MDT

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