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Re: Fun with FUP and root.

> With WWW servers, the server is started as root (so that it can listen to
> port 80), but then the process is switched to be run by no_one (or other
> defined user with non-root perms).  Could something similar be done for the
> MOO server?

  Jeni, that sounds like an excellent idea for how to get around running
the FUP as root problem while allowing the server to start on any port it
needed.  I think that would be an excellent addition to the code.

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