News from AIX

Gert Doering gert at
Fri Mar 16 20:10:37 EST 2001


On Fri, Mar 16, 2001 at 10:16:44AM +1100, Damien Miller wrote:
> > AIX has something similar to setluid() on SCO, just that it uses text
> > strings (similar to setenv()) and calls it "usrinfo".  I've appended
> > the man page below.
> Thanks - how does this work for you? It is based on you patch, except
> the buffer is exactly allocated and usrinfo's return value is checked.

Will try next week (won't be at that customer's site until then).

Definitely looks cleaner than my hacked-together patch :-)


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