geteuid(2) in java?

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Wed Feb 6 16:20:34 UTC 2013

On 02/04/2013 10:51 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 04/02/2013 06:38, Weijun Wang wrote:
>> Need an equivalence of the geteuid() function that returns the
>> effective user ID of the calling process.

> There isn't an API for this.

And Hotspot really shouldn't be used from processes with EUID != UID.

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team

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