Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Assar Westerlund <email@example.com>
Date: 12/07/1999 02:08:28
Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.