[Pkg-shadow-devel] [test] newuidmap/newgidmap]

Serge Hallyn serge.hallyn at ubuntu.com
Wed Jun 4 13:20:19 UTC 2014

Quoting Philippe Grégoire (gregoirep at hotmail.com):
> After all, what I asked for was for a precision in
> newuidmap(1) stating that it is not meant to be used by privileged users and advise to fallback on the kernel.

Would something like the following in the newuidmap manpage
help in your opinion?

"The newuidmap sets /proc/[pid]/uid_map based on it's command line arguments
and the uids allowed in /etc/subuid.  The root user is not exempted from the
requirement for a valid /etc/subuid entry."

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