UUCP -- uucpd (for those interested in the source code)

From: Cameron Kaiser <spectre_at_stockholm.ptloma.edu>
Date: Sat Jun 16 23:26:05 2001

> Cameron has (privately?) expressed an interest in not having to set up
> a user and password for each of his UUCP peers. To the best of my
> knowledge, the only UUCP implementation that permits this (by way of
> supporting its own user/password table that is independent of
> /etc/passwd) is Taylor UUCP. Or is it possible (and safe) to set up
> HDB UUCP such that all UUCP peer login names map to the same uid/gid?

Not a private wish -- I really would prefer to have uucp do its own auth.
I suspect other sysadmins would also be interested -- both convenience
and security.

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