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Old 10-01-2008, 02:59 AM   #1
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Question difference between gid and effective gid

hi all,,

what is the difference between gid and effective gid of any process??
Old 10-01-2008, 10:44 AM   #2
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See Google and Wikipedia are your friends ... cheers, makyo

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