John Ronan burst across the net:
>I'm wondering if I can do this in a Library...
if the executable using the library is setuid root, yes, it can.
>I have a small file, readable only by root. I'd like to build a shared library
>that can read this file when called by a normal user... only while reading thi
>file does the euid need to be that of root. Any ideas?
afaik a .so can't be setuid.
why not just write a utility that you execute via a system() call?
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