Re: High UID support for Linux

Matthias Urlichs (
2 Dec 1998 08:46:10 +0100

o.r.c@p.e.l.l.p.o.r.t.l.a.n.d.o.r.u.s (david parsons) writes:
> In article <linux.kernel.73v18f$ogj$>,
> Matthias Urlichs <> wrote:
> >
> >What for? Just assume that the program in question is NOT linked statically.
> >(If it is, it deserves to lose. Seriously.)
> In an environment where the libraries stick to a given published interface,
> yeah, I can see that. Linux isn't one of those environments.

Let's say libc5 wasn't. glibc (especially 2.1) should be a different story.

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