[RFC] Xdummy standalone binary or "-dummy" switch

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Fri Sep 30 14:12:06 PDT 2011

>  if ( (geteuid() != getuid()) ) {

It's not that simple to check for elevated privs in a world with
saved setids and other forms of privilege manipulation - issetugid() is
useful if it's available - for instance see:

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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