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Re: [Libvir] 7/22 no uid_t / getuid

On Fri, Dec 07, 2007 at 12:42:35PM +0100, Jim Meyering wrote:
> "Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> > There is no uid_t or getuid in MinGW.
> >
> > I'm not really sure that forcing connections readonly if the user is
> > non-root is a useful thing to be doing anyway, so perhaps this code is
> > better off just being deleted?
> For the missing uid_t, you could add this to configure.in
> AC_CHECK_TYPE(mode_t, int)
> then no need for ifndef around the decl of "uid".
> With this function (and a test for getuid in configure.in),
> (or maybe that should be "return 0"?)
> #ifndef HAVE_GETUID
> static int getuid() { return 1; }
> #endif /* __MINGW32__ */
> you could avoid the remaining ifdefs.

 Sounds better, maybe return -1 to indicate it is a failure, though uid_t
should be unsigned,


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