|> H. Peter Anvin writes ("Re: High UID support for Linux"):
|> > Followup to: <E0zioU5-0000tAemail@example.com>
|> > By author: firstname.lastname@example.org (Peter Benie)
|> > [snip - hack to get getpwuid(getuid()) to work.
|> > I don't think this is beneficial. Any uid/gid-aware program is going
|> > to have to deal. There just isn't a way around it. Fortunately not
|> > too many programs really care about uid/gid's.
|> I strongly disagree. _Lots_ of programs care about _your_ home
|> directory so they can look for configuration files and don't use uids
|> for anything else.
They will just use getenv("HOME"). No need for uid.
-- Andreas Schwab "And now for something email@example.com completely different" firstname.lastname@example.org
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