− set the process execution domain
personality(unsigned long persona);
different execution domains, or personalities, for each
process. Among other things, execution domains tell Linux
how to map signal numbers into signal actions. The execution
domain system allows Linux to provide limited support for
binaries compiled under other UNIX-like operating
persona is not 0xffffffff, then personality()
sets the caller’s execution domain to the value
specified by persona. Specifying persona as
0xffffffff provides a way of retrieving the current persona
without changing it.
A list of the
available execution domains can be found in
On success, the
previous persona is returned. On error, −1 is
returned, and errno is set appropriately.
The kernel was unable to change
call first appeared in Linux 1.1.20; library support was
added in glibc 2.3.
is Linux-specific and should not be used in programs
intended to be portable.
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