Subject: Re: core dump filename format
To: Gandhi woulda smacked you <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 09/10/1999 11:19:49
Gandhi woulda smacked you <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> # I'd say that this inherited attribute -- as well as other attributes
> # which should exist and be inherited, such as unaligned access handling
> # -- should revert to their system-wide defaults upon set-id exec (and
> # maybe anything that sets P_SUGID, but i'm less sure about that).
> # Obviously, these attributes don't exist yet, so code to reset them or
> # otherwise properly handle them can't exist yet. 8-)
> So you're thinking that login now has to change its uid, and exec
> something that execs the user's login shell. This means that a user's
> login shell will not dump a core unless we jump through this hoop.
Uh, why do you say this? i don't think it follows from anything i said...
Chris Demetriou - email@example.com - http://www.netbsd.org/People/Pages/cgd.html
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.