Subject: Re: kern/2352: ident daemon is slow, it should not use /dev/kmem at all
To: Charles M. Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ken Hornstein <email@example.com>
Date: 05/11/1996 13:02:03
>Doesn't this change, as is, cause some programs (e.g. rsh) that always
>open sockets as root to always return `root' to ident queries? Saving
>the uid at socket creation time doesn't seem correct.
But identd returns root for setuid programs now, so this proposed change
wouldn't affect anything in that regard.