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SubjectRe: problems with changing UID/GID
On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 02:25:08PM -0600, Thunder from the hill wrote:

> Almost immeasurable. [sg]et[eu]id doesn't get called that
> often.

Syscalls do.

And they will almost never have to wait, perhaps spin for a few cycles
in the case of lock contention. The only time a syscall will wait for
extended periods of time will be setuid and friends.



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