Re: High UID support for Linux

david parsons (o.r.c@p.e.l.l.p.o.r.t.l.a.n.d.o.r.u.s)
2 Dec 1998 17:04:17 -0800

In article <linux.kernel.742r82$2a3$>,
Matthias Urlichs <> wrote:
> 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.

I have my fingers and toes crossed that this is the case.

david parsons \bi/ I'd be a very happy camper if they published a test
\/ suite.

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