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SubjectRe: "per-process" limits (was: Showstopper list)
On Tue, Oct 13, 1998 at 11:26:46PM +0200, Alan Cox wrote:
> > currently credentials like gids/uid/euid etc. are thread local, not process
> > local in Linux. This differs from all other Unixes (Solaris, UnixWare etc.)
> > and is probably not Single Unix compliant. For some special applications it
> > is nice to have (e.g. for a multi threaded non anonymous ftp server), but for
> > most threaded applications it is a portability problem and likely to introduce
> > security holes.
>
> You mean add CLONE_CREDENTIALS ?

Yes.

-Andi

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