Subject: Re: commoning up code that changes uids and gids
To: David Laight <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/04/2003 19:28:26
>>>>> On Tue, 4 Mar 2003 10:21:08 +0000, David Laight <> said:

>> Such code should be rewritten by using saved UID feature.

> True - but we have to implement it for existing binaries.

for compat_linux and other compat implementations?
I don't have problem with that.
i.e. I think it's ok to have the subroutine in our kernel,
but I don't think it's right thing to add native setresuid() system call.

I guess what Matt think is same with me.