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       lsh-execuv - program to securely execute a program as another user


       lsh-execuv [options] program [--] real-argv


       This manual page documents briefly the lsh-execuv command.  This manual
       page was written for  the  Debian  distribution  because  the  original
       program does not have a manual page.

       lsh-execuv  is  a  utility  program  for  the  lsh server that securely
       executes a program as a different user.  another user.


       A summary of options is included below.

       -u uid setuid to numeric uid before running program. Usernames are  not
              supported, only numeric uids.

       -g gid setgid  to  numeric  gid before running program. Group names are
              not supported, only numeric gids.

       -n user-name
              User name, needed for initgroups

       -i     Call initgroups, requires that -n user-name be specified.

       -c     Clear the list of supplimentary groups.

       -p     Use $PATH variable to search for program.

       -?     Show summary of options.


       lsh(1), lshd(8).   The programs are documented fully by Lsh,  available
       via the Info system.


       This manual page was written by Timshel Knoll <>, for
       the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).