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SubjectRe: setuids() like setgroups() ?
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> >How do you solve pid reuse ?
>
> PID reuse? The task struct would just contain a struct switchuid * with
> all the valid uid/gid pairs. Probably inherited on fork, not on exec.

Ok you only intend to inherit it treewards.

> Does any existing OS already implement this so I can read the manpages
> or the source code, or would this be a Linux-specific extension. And
> what would the proper name actually be - SCM_SETCREDENTIALS ?
> SCM_PASSCREDENTIALS ?

I've seen it on other systems but non unixlike.

Alan


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