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