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Re: PID of client requirements

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: PID of client requirements
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 04:03:02 +0100
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On Wed, Nov 06, 2002 at 03:52:40PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Ok, so the manager program is not something *we* are writing, but
> something that people commonly do write, using only Posix facilities,
> for particular cases, and in which they rely on this facility?


> Such cases, it seems to me, mean that we probably do need some kind of
> PID validation.  I'm not sure what the right strategy is, but I'll try
> and think of some.

Ok.  Please do :)  We all will try, too, and maybe we can cook something up. 
Something like a PID authentication port to proc might do it (and proc needs
to implement something like the auth protocol).


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