Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:02:50 -0500 From: Brent Cook <busterb@...il.com> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Bob Beck <beck@...nbsd.org> Subject: Re: [PATCH] implement issetugid(2) (v4) Nice, thanks! On Jul 19, 2014 8:45 PM, "Rich Felker" <dalias@...c.org> wrote: > On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 04:07:25PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote: > > On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 09:33:11PM -0500, Brent Cook wrote: > > > > My leaning so far is to include issetugid even if the glibc folks > > > > don't want to, since there seems to be no remotely portable way to > > > > achieve the same thing without it. The suggestion of using getauxval > > > > is much more low-level and tied to particular implementations (ELF or > > > > ELF-like ones with aux vector or which emulate it), and I don't think > > > > it's a reliable approach for applications linked to musl (since they > > > > might be running on a 2.4 kernel). So even if software has to have a > > > > fallback for glibc systems, I'd prefer that it use a libc-provided > > > > issetugid() on musl so that we can provide a reliable answer rather > > > > than asking the caller to make assumptions about the system. > > > > > > OK, thanks for considering it. > > > > Based on the discussion so far, I'm going to commit it. > > Committed! > > Rich > Content of type "text/html" skipped
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