Subject: re: Addition to force open to open only regular files
To: None <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/13/2000 20:19:43
> but on the otherhand:
> 	- seteuid() based saved-id's are, from what i've seen, the best way
> 	to manage these priviledges sanely.
> so i would of course completely agree with converting all programs to use
> seteuid()-style code.

And since basesrc is already fixed by Charles, pkgsrc and xsrc are
what should be fixed.

> the next step would be to remove setr*id() and bump the libc major
> finally!

Although I agree with this, I doubt the day will ever come. :)