Subject: Re: commoning up code that changes uids and gids
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 03/04/2003 13:01:32
> a sys_setresuid() in our kernel is:
> - unnecessary bloat
I suspect it is at least size-neutral, if linux emulation in
included it will probably reduce the size.
> - changes the security model
It improves it by implementing it in one place.
> - has no users
What about sys_setgid(), sys_setegid(), sys_setregid()
Not to mention a fixed hpux call.
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org