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Re: setuid root programs in hurd dist

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: setuid root programs in hurd dist
Date: 05 Jun 2002 15:09:29 -0700
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Roland McGrath <roland@frob.com> writes:

> ids   -- Does pid2task to query arbitrary processes auth ports.
>          Seems like a questionable need.  If that info should be public,
>          we could just have the proc server publish the id lists it got
>          in its auth transactions (which it doesn't save now).
> ps    -- Needs task ports to query some kinds of info.
> w     -- I'm not sure that it really needs it.

For all of these, I think the right thing is to extend the proc
server.  The point of proc_getprocinfo is to provide "whatever ps

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