cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/syslogd syslogd.c

Alfred Perlstein alfred at
Fri Mar 31 19:05:10 UTC 2006

* Robert Watson <rwatson at> [060331 09:20] wrote:
> On Fri, 31 Mar 2006, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> This won't normally happen for local file systems, as the root user isn't 
> restricted by quotas.  This can happen for NFS file systems where root is 
> writing to an NFS log directory and the uid is mapped to a non-root uid on 
> the server.
> Oddly, we appear to allow several administrative quota calls, including 
> quotaon(), for the root user in jail, but not violation of the quota itself 
> (?).  Maybe I misread.
> Robert N M Watson

I wonder about running syslog as a non priv user, then you could
do all sorts of fun stuff.

- Alfred Perlstein
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