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Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2002 17:30:00 -0400
From: "Pierre A. Humblet" <Pierre DOT Humblet AT ieee DOT org>
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Subject: Re: Any ideas with xterm/xfree problem?
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Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 

> >It used to be that way, but then a new token wasn't created when
> >the gid changed and the uid didn't (in cygwin gid changes are not
> >really effective until the next setuid).
> 
> That probably explains what's happening then.  Harold Hunt just posted an
> strace.  Does this make sense?

I assume the process isn't privileged.
As the uid and gid don't change (if I understand), the line
  385 5428879 [main] xterm 1536 seteuid32: Process token not verified
is abnormal. I am downloading xfree and will look into it.


Pierre

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