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SubjectRe: getpeereid() for Linux
Followup to:  <>
By author: Florian Weimer <Florian.Weimer@RUS.Uni-Stuttgart.DE>
In newsgroup:
> I need the credentials only for local connections, though. This is
> technically possible. A userspace implementation partially cloning
> ident seems to be a possible approach.

Since it will only work locally anyway, just use a Unix domain socket
-- that's what they're for.

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