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Date:      Sun, 03 Jul 2005 00:05:25 -0000
From:      Alexey Dokuchaev <>
To:        Robert Watson <>
Subject:   Re: Improvements to ipfw code (followup)
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>; from on Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 11:40:03AM -0500
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On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 11:40:03AM -0500, Robert Watson wrote:
> Just as a slight follow-up I should have included in my earlier e-mail:
> the merging of ucred and pcred should make this patch now be able to
> support real and saved uids/gids as well as effective uids/gids, meaning
> that it can be used to also restrict setuid applications such as ping.

Cool!  Right now I am cleaning up this 5-year old patch to catch up with
current IPFW code, fixing possible bugs, and separating optimizations
and features stuff for easier reviewing and testing.  I like the idea of
supporting real and saved uids/gids as well as effective ones, I think
I will include this functionality as soon as I get the whole thing working
with current -CURRENT.

Alexey Dokuchaev

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