Is there a way to retrieve all users with a specific permission (eg "Post comments"). I only found the possibility to get them by their role:

->condition('status', 1)
->condition('roles', 'administrator')


->loadByProperties(['roles' => 'administrator']);

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I had to get the roles that had a given permission to get users with a permission, example:

$roles = user_role_names(FALSE, 'example_permission');
$rids = array_keys($roles);

$uids = Drupal::service('entity_type.manager')->getStorage('user')->getQuery()
  ->condition('roles', $rids, 'IN')

Apparently thats what Drupal core does in the permission filter for views, see: \Drupal\user\Plugin\views\filter\Permissions

Hope that helps some!

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