[Twisted-Python] Re: Switch to a different uid/gid after binding reserved ports

Andrew Bennetts andrew-twisted at puzzling.org
Thu Jun 19 21:09:39 EDT 2003

On Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 08:59:07PM +0100, Martin Armstrong wrote:
> In article <20030609123300.GC29930 at mercury.local.net>, W.J. 
> <miathan at goliath.darktech.org> writes
> >IMO the best way is to just try to setuid/setgid if requested, if it is 
> >not allowed you'll get an EPERM soon enough anyway.
> Wladimir is correct.
> Here's a patch (already tested by Richard) that provides the correct 
> behaviour:

[snip replace "if not" tests with try/except]

This looks sensible to me.  Would anyone object if I checked it in?


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