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I have a daemon running on Solaris/Linux boxes -- it runs as root, and accepts script(s) from users and runs it under that user's uid by changing $> and $<. ( Security isn't a concern, for now ). Here's a pseudocode:

daemon loop: while .... { if( job ) { $pid = fork(); if( child ) { $> = job->uid; $< = job->uid; run script exit ; } } }

If you just use %ENV that's available through the daemon, it will show %ENV of the root user. What I want to do is to pull the user's environment variables before running the script.

Is there anyway to do this?


In reply to Can you import ENV variables at run time? by lestrrat

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