Subject: re: commoning up code that changes uids and gids
To: David Laight <>
From: matthew green <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/04/2003 23:04:44
   > please don't add these unless you really really really really need to.
   On what basis?

a sys_setresuid() in our kernel is:

	- unnecessary bloat

	- changes the security model

	- is not required

	- has no users

so, do not add it.