Re: useragent problem

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 1998 00:27:53 +0200

Steve Pinel wrote:

> Actually, ir compiles, but when I go to run it, it comes up with
> the message saying that I can;t run squid as root, and that I
> must set cache_effective_user.

Sounds very much like the problem seen on RedHat 5.0.

Try one of the following workarounds:

1. Force configure to not use setresuid.

  setenv ac_cv_func_setresuid no
  ./configure ...
  make clean
  make install

2. Do not start Squid as root.

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker
Received on Fri Sep 18 1998 - 16:10:29 MDT

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