Author vstinner
Recipients boya, vstinner
Date 2009-09-10.08:02:19
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posix modules contains a lot of function parsing uid_t / gid_t types. I would be
nice to factorize the code: create a function to get an uid_t, and another to
get a gid_t. I don't know the name of such callback, but it's used with:
PyArg_ParseTuple(args, "...O&...", ..., &uid, get_uid, ...)).

Such callbacks will be useful for: posix_chown(), posix_fchown(),
posix_lchown(), posix_setuid(), posix_seteuid(), posix_setreuid(),
posix_setegid(), posix_setregid(), posix_setgid().

And maybe also in: posix_setgroups().

In Python trunk, posix_set*id() function do check for uid_t/gid_d overflow, but
not the posix_*chown() functions. The patch only fixes posix_lchown().
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