The information of staprun and stapusr group is incorrect in man page of staprun

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  • The staprun group information is documented twice.
              Members only of the stapusr group may any-privileged modules placed into the /lib/modules/VERSION/systemtap by the system administrator.

              Members only of the stapusr group may also write and load low-privilege script modules, which are normally limited to manipulating  their  own
              processes (and not the kernel nor other users' processes).
  • There is no group called staprun.
# grep stap /etc/group


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • systemtap
  • staprun

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