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SubjectRe: Proposed change to setre[ug]id()
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In linux.dev.kernel, srb@cuci.nl (Stephen R. van den Berg) wrote:

>Even with my patches in, the program *will* drop all privileges as
>soon as it execs.

This is not early enough.

I happen to maintain a program which does these kinds of games, and
I STRONGLY resent having my assumptions about behaviour broken after
the fact.

If you insist on this change, I'll happily put you in the manpage
as primary maintainer.


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