Re: [PATCH 10/15] misc: Make *[ug]id16 support optional

From: Matt Mackall
Date: Wed Nov 16 2005 - 13:02:57 EST

On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 07:21:30AM -0600, Rob Landley wrote:
> On Friday 11 November 2005 02:35, Matt Mackall wrote:
> > Configurable 16-bit UID and friends support
> >
> > This allows turning off the legacy 16 bit UID interfaces on embedded
> > platforms.
> Is there an easy way to make sure our programs aren't using these? (If I
> build a new system from source with busybox and uclibc, how do I know if I
> can disable this?)

These should only be found in legacy binaries, ie 5+ years old.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.
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