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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] a different approach to setuid scripts
Date Thu, 19 Jun 1997 12:37:19 GMT
And the pessimistic would say that is because Linux's threads are too
heavy...

On Wed, 18 Jun 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> Only linux that I know of allows threads to run as different uids. 
> 
> Dean
> 
> On Wed, 18 Jun 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 18 Jun 1997, Randy Terbush wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > > He has chosen the path of setting effective UIDs, which was 
> > > originally not acceptable. My feelings haven't changed much in that 
> > > regard. Would someone else like to comment?
> > > 
> > 
> > Easy to do, lets you do a lot more (like access web pages as
> > different users, not just run scripts) but it ain't secure.  It
> > would also probably tend to introduce too many hassles in a 
> > threaded world, no?
> > 
> > 
> 


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