setregid() and setreuid() implementation proposal

Earnie Boyd
Wed Jan 22 16:23:00 GMT 2003

Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>May I dream?  Let's break binary compatibility with 1.3 and switch
>>over to 64 bit off_t/fpos_t etc and 32bit uid_t/gid_t once and for all.
>>No big chnanges to newlib needed then.  We could get rid of all
>>func32/func64 function pairs... sounds like holiday on Hawaii.
> That would imply a cygwin2.dll.  Do we really want to go there?  I could
> get rid of my signal-compatibility hacks, too.  And the termios hacks,
> and...

FWIW, and that shouldn't be much, yes, I've thought it was time last 
year for a cygwin2.dll.  As long as cygwin1.dll and cygwin2.dll can live 
together it shouldn't be that big of a hardship.


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