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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] a different approach to setuid scripts
Date Thu, 19 Jun 1997 06:40:58 GMT
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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