[New-bugs-announce] [issue6508] expose setresuid

Travis H. report at bugs.python.org
Sat Jul 18 00:25:32 CEST 2009


New submission from Travis H. <travis+w-python.org at subspacefield.org>:

Python should expose setresuid in the same module that exposes setuid.

The reason why is complicated, but is best explained here:

http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~daw/papers/setuid-usenix02.pdf

I might work on a patch to implement this.

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components: Extension Modules
messages: 90642
nosy: solinym
severity: normal
status: open
title: expose setresuid
versions: Python 3.2

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