[Bug 207807] mountd: mountd.pid file is not readable by normal users

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https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=207807

Jilles Tjoelker <jilles at FreeBSD.org> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from Jilles Tjoelker <jilles at FreeBSD.org> ---
Unfortunately, mountd uses pidfile(3) which relies on file locking and making
the file world-readable would allow any user to lock it in shared mode,
possibly disturbing the scheme.

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