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by MadRat
Wed Feb 09, 2005 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: ReactOS security
Replies: 15
Views: 11634

SU = super user in *nix I'm pretty sure, its just bastardized by (us) lay people :) The process ID should be controlled by user ID and the the user ID regulated by group ID like in Windows. The system is its own group ID and shares credentials with the Administrator account if I understand correctly...
by MadRat
Wed Feb 09, 2005 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: [long-term] ReactOS explorer file identification
Replies: 58
Views: 33914

Static files generally have static checksums, right?, so instead of cross checking dates the checksum makes more sense. Isn't this sort of what MS initially planned for their index.dat files they generate with XP's indexing service? This idea really reminds me more of VAX idea than what I'd think of...
by MadRat
Fri Feb 04, 2005 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: New Subsystem Ideas
Replies: 92
Views: 48010

VMX and CP/M are definitely legacy systems. Not sure they have a place in a Windows world. How about being able to run executables in at least 3 modes? 1. Win NT 5.x compatible (priority) 2. Win NT 4.0 compatible 3. Win 95 compatible I'm sure there is some call for ME, CE, and 98SE modes if people w...