Re: 1.2.11 and 1.3.2+ breaks ps

Stephen R. van den Berg (
Wed, 19 Jul 1995 16:30:18 +0200

Marek Michalkiewicz <> wrote:
>SunOS and SCO don't seem to have setresuid (at least no man pages), I don't
>have access to anything else. What systems have setresuid? I guess this
>would not be very portable...

HP-UX systems have it. Linux can emulate the system call by an appropriately
programmed library call (through judicious use of setreuid()).

           Stephen R. van den Berg (AKA BuGless).
"I hate spinach, and I'm glad that I hate it, because if I wouldn't hate it,
 I would have to eat it, and I hate it!"