proposal: add setresuid() system call to python

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Fri Jul 17 16:15:35 EDT 2009

On 2009-07-17 15:01, travis+ml-python at wrote:
> Hello,
> Historically, I have used scripting languages like python for typical
> uses, but they tend to not fare very well at system programming; for
> close interfacing with the operating system, I'm often forced to use a
> language like C.  This is undesirable to me.

You can use ctypes for most of these use cases.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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