OS/390 openssh

Darren Tucker dtucker at zip.com.au
Wed Oct 8 23:58:27 EST 2003

Martin Kraemer wrote:
> > Could you achieve the same thing by creating a replacement fork() funtion
> > in port-bs2000.c?
> Alas, impossible: there *is* a real fork() in BS2000, but it cannot
> be used in combination with changed user identities. When changing the
> user, the respective fork() must already pre-initialize for the new
> user-to-be which it need not if the user identity is not changed.
> It is unclean, but I see no portable solution to this one.

The preprocessor is your friend!  Put "#define fork() bs2000_fork()" into
port-bs2000.h, then add your magic bs2000_fork function in port-bs2000.c. 
We do something similar with signal/mysignal in bsd-misc.

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