cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_prot.c
des at des.no
Sun Sep 14 09:22:23 PDT 2003
Robert Watson <rwatson at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> That said, to be frank, no, I'm not sure I want to do this. But I also
> want to make sure we don't break important applications.
What about important applications that rely on the fact that
unprivileged users can't send SIGALRM to privileged processes? That
used to be the case for ping(8) (though I don't think it is any more),
and there may be others. Shouldn't we err on the side of caution?
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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