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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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