Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Assar Westerlund <>
List: source-changes
Date: 12/07/1999 02:08:28
Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <> writes:
> 	setuid(getuid()) was there before I work on it (if I remember
> 	correctly), and telnet(1) is NOT a setuid'ed program.
> 	I wonder why it is here.

The only reason of it being there would be to allow for people willing
to make telnet setuid, which I don't think anyway should.  And I
wouldn't trust telnet being setuid either.  So I think the right thing
is just to remove these.