uid & UnixLib
nick at dsvr.net
Mon Dec 22 11:43:36 PST 2003
John Tytgat wrote:
> I have an upcoming patch to address this. Before I commit this, I would
> like to have some feedback on the idea to change the environment
> variable "Unix$uid" into an UnixLib "feature" (just like we have the
> "nonametrans" and "sfix" features). This means that "Unix$uid" gets
> renamed to "UnixEnv$uid" (acting for all UnixLib programs) or
> to "UnixEnv$program$uid" (acting only for UnixLib programs with leafname
Fine with me. I think it would be better like that.
> Also, there is such a thing called "Unix$tty" which specifies the
> "terminal file program" (cfr ReadMe36c1 and ReadMe36c2). Typically set
> to /dev/serial or /dev/null I guess. I don't see any valid use cases for
> this because we can archieve the same by proper command line redirection.
> Any objections to remove the "Unix$tty" support code ?
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