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SubjectRe: [Question] LinuxThreads, setuid - Is there user mode hook?
Luke-Jr wrote:
> On Friday 23 December 2005 20:33, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
>
>>Applications have to run on existing platforms and work with existing
>>software, as I'm sure you know. If someone anywhere in the food chain
>>isn't ready for NPTL, a project can easily be stuck with LT for another
>>few years.
>
>
> Not sure about NPTL support in non-Linux-based operating systems (Solaris,
> BSD, etc), but I'd be surprised if they supported LinuxThreads. Thus,
> shouldn't NPTL really result in a *more* portable application?
>

Yes... This is my first recommendation...
But what if the user does not want to upgrade?

Well... I understand that I am left with the following options:
1. upgrade to NPTL
2. My implementation of querying the main in a separate thread.
3. don't use setuid

Thank you for your help,
Alon Bar-Lev.
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