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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@organic.com>
Subject Re: [CONTRIB] listenwrap
Date Fri, 24 Oct 1997 22:51:03 GMT
At 08:02 PM 10/11/97 -0700, Dean Gaudet wrote:
>Linux (and freebsd, and others) won't dump core for programs which use
>setuid (for security reasons).  There are kernel patches to work around
>this ... but I can't restart one of my machines casually just to work
>around this at the moment.  So here is a somewhat more portable userspace
>solution.

Very interesting solution - I think anything we can do to make time spent
in root-land as small as possible would be a very good thing.  +1 on
inclusion into a contrib directory of some sort.

	Brian


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