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Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2013 10:05:04 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: setpriority typo

On Mon, Apr 01, 2013 at 02:54:18PM +0100, Justin Cormack wrote:
> cat ./src/misc/setpriority.c
> #include <sys/resource.h>
> #include "syscall.h"
> int setpriority(int which, id_t who, int prio)
> {
> return syscall(SYS_getpriority, which, who, prio);
> }
>                                     ^ should be set!

This is definitely a bug, but I need to look at whether changing it
will fix the problem. getpriority is doing some transformation on the
prio value and I don't remember why, but it seems likely setpriority
might need to do the same.


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