Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2019 10:44:55 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> Cc: Joshua Hudson <joshudson@...il.com>, "musl@...ts.openwall.com" <musl@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: Re: posix_spawn On Tue, Oct 01, 2019 at 04:15:54PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote: > * Joshua Hudson: > > > You guys open to adding more extensions to posix_spawn? > > > > The code that I'm actually trying to run is setgroups;setgid;setuid so > > I think the use case is common. > > > > More of the security-critical code being in the library is generally a > > good thing. > > Rich is objecting to my glibc changes. We require unanimous consent at > present. Unless I can convince him that his analysis is incorrect, that > essentially kills further API additions in this area. Can you point me to which ones you're referring to? I'm not generally opposed to extensions to solve the deficiencies in posix_spawn, but there may be one I'm not remembering where there was something about it in particular that I found problematic. Rich
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