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Fun with NULL pointers, part 1

Fun with NULL pointers, part 1

Posted Jul 22, 2009 21:59 UTC (Wed) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: Fun with NULL pointers, part 1 by cortana
Parent article: Fun with NULL pointers, part 1

I think one is essential if PolicyKit can be considered safe to use: we
have to be able to do automated audits and yell at unexpected quiet
changes, lest we miss attacks or accidental fumbles opening up holes.

You're quite right on the fugliness of the UID-setting syscalls in Unix,
but this is not helped by introducing *more* :/ again, userv did all this
better (IMNSHO) many years ago. Why more people don't use it I have no
idea.


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