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Re: how is lock owner determined?

From: Aaron S. Hawley
Subject: Re: how is lock owner determined?
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 13:30:15 -0400 (EDT)

Looks like RCS doesn't respect EUID:

On Thu, 13 Jul 2006, Will Parsons wrote:

> I am running a daemon which executes RCS commands on behalf of remote
> clients (platform is FreeBSD).  The daemon attempts to set its real and
> effective UID to that of the requesting client, and printing out the UID &
> EUID seems to verify that this is successful.  Nevertheless, when a file is
> checked out, it gets locked as root rather the new UID.  I thought that the
> lock should be owned by the real UID, is this not necessarily the case?
> - Will
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