A new kind of security needed

Chris Palmer chris at noncombatant.org
Sat Aug 2 19:21:08 UTC 2008

On Jul 28, 2008, at 7:36 PM, Tim Clewlow wrote:

> I'd like to offer a possible solution that I believe can be both
> secure and usable. This will use the AID concept outlined above.

What is an AID, and where does it come from? Is it a sequential uid_t  
assigned at install-time, is it the SHA-256 hash of the ELF file, or  
something else? What about programs that call dlopen(3) or which are  
controllable via RPC/LPC (Benjamin Lutz mentioned DCOP)?

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