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Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 16:05:06 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
To: Alexey Izbyshev <>
Subject: Re: Why is setrlimit() considered to have per-thread effect?

On Thu, Oct 15, 2020 at 06:50:41PM +0300, Alexey Izbyshev wrote:
> >>Tangentially, setgroups() is not called via __synccall(), though
> >>it does
> >>have per-thread effect. Is this intentional?
> >
> >that may be a bug, but it's not a posix api
> >so not a conformance issue, but a linux issue:
> >if other linux libcs don't do synccall then
> >that's the defacto interface contract.
> >
> FWIW, glibc does synccall since 2011:

Thanks, looks like we should do the same here.


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