svn commit: r199804 - in head: crypto/openssh usr.sbin/cron/cron usr.sbin/inetd usr.sbin/syslogd

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Wed Nov 25 17:38:56 UTC 2009

2009/11/25 Attilio Rao <attilio at>:
> Author: attilio
> Date: Wed Nov 25 15:12:24 2009
> New Revision: 199804
> URL:
> Log:
>  Avoid sshd, cron, syslogd and inetd to be killed under high-pressure swap
>  environments.
>  Please note that this can't be done while such processes run in jails.
>  Note: in future it would be interesting to find a way to do that
>  selectively for any desired proccess (choosen by user himself), probabilly
>  via a ptrace interface or whatever.

There is an existing (though it does different things) interface in Solaris.
Look at getpflags(2)/setpflags(2).


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