3.4 SetUID issues (correction)
kaduk at MIT.EDU
Sun Dec 4 07:40:37 UTC 2011
On Sun, 4 Dec 2011, Manolis Kiagias wrote:
> On 4/12/2011 12:47 πμ, Garrett Cooper wrote:
>> On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 2:22 PM, Steve Craver<scraver at gsd-usa.com> wrote:
>>> There is an instance of *setuid* that is spelled *seteuid*.
>> Agreed. Just to make things clear:
>> s/In particular, all seteuid application/In particular, all setuid
> Seteuid also appears on the <indexterm> of the section so it is probably not
> a coincidence. Seteuid is a valid term (set effective user id) and it might
> be what the original author actually meant, but I'm not sure.
I was just considering such a reply but tried to reach Garrett on IRC,
In any case, I would propose changing the text to say "all applications
which change user or group IDs", as the sentiment holds for a broad set of
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