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Bug#993488: maybe reason for wontfix?

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=993488#16 contains a "wontfix + close" but no rationale. Which leaves the original reporter with a large "?" I guess.

I am guessing that the reason for the "wontfix" is "that's just how Unix works unfortunately" aka "that's a Unix design bug"? Is my guess correct?

One other question - any idea on a way forward here? I would guess that behaviour (changing group membership won't change group membership of running processes) is rooted somewhere quite low in the stack, maybe in the kernel itself (or in posix :-#)? So if the original reporter would want to go ahead and look to that problem beeing fixed would he need to go talk to the kernel mailing list or do you have idea where he could go to?

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