[Cherokee] Cherokee Web Server version in ports tree

Michiel van Es mve at pcintelligence.nl
Fri Mar 12 13:35:50 UTC 2010

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [Cherokee] Cherokee Web Server version in ports tree
From: Diego Schulz <dschulz at gmail.com>
To: Michiel van Es <mve at pcintelligence.nl>
Date: 03/12/2010 02:33 PM

> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 9:53 AM, Michiel van Es<mve at pcintelligence.nl>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I don't know if it is a problem but I also found out that the install does
>> not create a cherokee user on freebsd and that cherokee is running as root
>> default on freebsd...
> Yes, I noticed that too. I also changed the user manually from the
> admin interface.

I tried that too but cherokee won't start with a fresh created cherokee 
user or the www user.
The error:
Could not access file descriptors: [3]

>> Security wise it does not sound as a good idea to let it run as root ;)
>> (I know I can change it manually but it would be nice that the installer
>> installs the cherokee user and set the permissions right and then startup as
>> cherokee user).
> I think it would be easier to reuse the standard www user (already
> registered in ports/UIDs and ports/GIDs,
> instead of creating a 'cherokee:cherokee' user/group. Please note that
> www:www user/group has nothing apache specific.
> Reusing www:www may be a concern when running apache and cherokee in
> the same installation, though.
> Who needs Apache anyway? ;)

Nobody wants apache nowadays (although I really want the webdav 
functionality ;) )
But changing the user from cherokee to www did not help..only root helps :(


>> Kind regards,
>> Michiel
> regards,
> diego

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