Commit e8c3cd5f by Marco Mariani

grid: updated privilege dropping under cygwin

1 parent 9011abf3
......@@ -184,7 +184,7 @@ def dropPrivileges(uid, gid, logger):
if uid == 0 or gid == 0:
raise OSError('Dropping privileges to uid = %r or '
'gid = %r is too dangerous' % (uid, gid))
if current_uid or current_gid:
if (current_uid or current_gid) and sys.platform != 'cygwin':
logger.debug('Running as uid = %r, gid = %r, dropping '
'not needed and not possible' % (current_uid, current_gid))
......@@ -194,6 +194,12 @@ def dropPrivileges(uid, gid, logger):
os.initgroups(pwd.getpwuid(uid)[0], gid)
if sys.platform == 'cygwin':
os.setreuid(-1, uid)
logger.debug('Privileges dropped from Cygwin to uid=%r gid=%r' % (uid, gid))
# skip further checks
# assert that privileges are dropped
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