Subject: Re: weird setuid behavior
To: Noriyuki Soda <>
From: Niels Provos <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/25/2004 14:41:26
On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 06:11:18PM +0900, Noriyuki Soda wrote:
> I tested the program on NetBSD-1.4.2 and NetBSD-1.6_STABLE,
> and the setuid(2) call failed on both systems with EPERM.
> It failed on Solaris-2.6 and Linux-2.4, too.
> Is such change really made at last year?

I guess that I am mistaking, but then my question still remains,
why can't setuid() set my uid to my euid?