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Re: [RFC][PATCH] Inherit loginuid from parent



On Fri, 2005-01-07 at 06:29, David Woodhouse wrote:
> But -1 isn't a fictional UID. There is no number within the uid_t space
> which is reserved for your purposes to mean 'no user specified'.

Are we limited to the uid_t space?  I know that the current code uses
uid_t for loginuid, and it has to be at least as large as uid_t, but
nothing says that every loginuid has to be useable as an ordinary uid;
the loginuid is only for use by the audit subsystem.

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Stephen Smalley <sds epoch ncsc mil>
National Security Agency


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