[cups.development] [RFE] STR #2955: backend only run as group lp

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Thu Sep 25 13:26:56 PDT 2008

[STR Closed w/o Resolution]

(changed to a feature request, since this is not a bug)

This behavior is as designed.  We do not want to add in any random group
permissions inherited from the account used by cupsd for helper programs,
as it can cause more security issues.

Link: http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2955
Version:  -feature
Fix Version: Will Not Fix

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