Call for testing: OpenSSH 7.3
vinschen at redhat.com
Sat Jul 23 20:25:23 AEST 2016
On Jul 23 19:58, Darren Tucker wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 23, 2016 at 2:45 AM, Corinna Vinschen <vinschen at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Jul 22 23:32, Darren Tucker wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 10:18 PM, Corinna Vinschen <vinschen at redhat.com> wrote:
> >> [...]
> >> > Hmm. If that only affects Cygwin, and if defines.h is not synced anyway,
> >> > what about getting rid of the configure stuff entirely?
> >> >
> >> > Tested counterproposal:
> I've committed this.
> I'll look at the other changes after the release.
> > As has been discussed more than once on this list, Cygwin^WWindows isn't
> > the only OS allowing more than a single administrativ account.
> > Alternatively the system supports fine-grained account-based permissions
> > or per-executable capabilities.
> Agreed, capabilities is what I was thinking of when I replied.
> > Checking for uid 0 only makes limited sense, and only on very
> > traditional UNIX systems.
> In its defense, I suspect that's all it ran on at the time it was written.
Which is quite a long time ago. The big problem with a patch replacing
the uid == 0 checks is probably that it has to be accepted upstream...
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