Subject: re: commoning up code that changes uids and gids To: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org> From: matthew green <email@example.com> 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.