Subject: Re: Addition to force open to open only regular files
To: Noriyuki Soda <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/29/2000 14:20:06
On Wed, 29 Nov 2000, Noriyuki Soda wrote:
> Why aren't you satisfied with the following pseudo code?
> (If setreuid() is deprecated, the following code should work.)
> euid = geteuid();
> if (getuid() != euid)
> fp = fopen($HOSTALIASES, "r");
> if (geteuid() != euid)
> Do you want to preserve setreuid()? If so, why?
Because we have it for standards compliance, we'd like to keep it. We'd
also like to make life with it safe.