see processes owned by other users

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Fri Apr 15 11:56:35 PDT 2005

Alexey Privalov <lucky at> writes:

> I'm using 5.3-STABLE now (FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE #5: Mon Dec  6 17:45:08 NOVT 2004).
> I've setted security.mac.seeotheruids.enabled to 0 in sysctl.conf, so I can 
> see my own processes only... 
> With one exception, if a process was started in jail with the same UID (but 
> not me directly) then I could see this too.
> Is there a feature or bug?

Feature.  That's exactly what I would expect it to do.
If the process has your UID, it belongs to you.

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