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Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 16:41:40 -0400
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
To: cygwin-developers AT cygwin DOT com
Cc: Corinna Vinschen <vinschen AT redhat DOT com>
Subject: Any ideas with xterm/xfree problem?
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Corinna Vinschen <vinschen AT redhat DOT com>
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Is anyone reading the discussion in cygwin-xfree?  If so, I was
wondering if you had any idea what was causing the problem.

Out of curiousity, would adding something like:

  if (myself->uid == uid)
    return 0;

to the top of seteuid32 be "wrong"?  It seems like xterm is just
calling setuid with its own uid.  So, this test would short circuit
that.

I don't know what would be failing, otherwise to cause this problem.

cgf

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