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From Manoj Kasichainula <ma...@io.com>
Subject Re: Anywhere to go for a summmary of I/O filtering?
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2000 09:10:06 GMT
On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 12:17:09PM -0500, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Does anyone have the description here?  And do unix threads allow
> thread-based user/group impersonation?

Standard pthreads don't. Linux clones do, I believe. I don't quite see
the benefit, though. If threads can clobber each other's resources,
giving them seperate uids doesn't seem to be very helpful. OS/390 does
it though, so they must have figured this out.


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