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To some degree, yes. When we added replication, we needed an easy way
to replicate the state of all the "cosign= "cookies to the other cosign
servers. By changing from a file parse to the permissions test, monster
can replicate logged in/out status with just a stat() and no longer
needs to call read_cookie(). I suppose we should remove the s[0/1] file
format line, but we've kept it for compatibility's sake so far.
On May 27, 2004, at 8:43 PM, Brett Lomas wrote:
In the cosign cookie store on disk, you have a line starting with s,
from looking around the code it look like this used to be the logged
in/logged out status. But it appears to be legacy now, and you are
using the set group id on exec bit. Why was this… was it to save
having to re-write the file again?