proposal: add setresuid() system call to python

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at
Fri Jul 17 16:59:53 EDT 2009

On Fri, 17 Jul 2009 15:01:41 -0500, travis+ml-python at wrote:
> [snip]
>I am suggesting that the setresuid function be added to python,
>perhaps in the OS module, because it has the clearest semantics for
>manipulating user ids.  The reason why is best described in the
>following paper:

Yes, it'd be good for Python to expose setresuid.  The best course of
action is to file a ticket in the issue tracker.  Things will be sped
along if you also attach a patch implementing the change. :)


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