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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Prevent setting 32 uids/gids in the error range
On Mon, 2003-02-17 at 14:55, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-02-17 at 07:41, Rusty Russell wrote:
> > Tridge noticed that getegid() was returning EPERM.
> >
> > I used -1000 since that's what PTR_ERR uses, but i386 _syscall macros
> > use -125: I don't suppose it really matters.
> Thats a bug in the interface. getegid/getgid/setegid/setuid() is not permitted to fail.

I meant geteuid/getuid not set* - set* can fail.

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