Subject: Re: commoning up code that changes uids and gids
To: matthew green <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/04/2003 13:02:45
On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 04:20:07PM +1100, matthew green wrote:
>        *	Why not add setresuid() and setresgid() system calls?
>    	Other systems (hp-ux, linux (?), etc) have them, and they
>    	could be useful here too?
>    	Maybe the "kernel style" / "standard" gurus have comments
>    	on this one.
> please don't add these unless you really really really really need to.

I've misunderstood that as a vote against my do_setu/gid change :-(


David Laight: