readonly.exe ?

Anthony Naggs tony at
Wed Apr 23 13:00:40 PDT 2003

In article <20030423181930.GA9237 at>, Ceri Davies <setantae at>
>Does anyone have any idea what readonly.exe is ?
> kernel log messages:
>> pid 74935 (readonly.exe), uid 0: exited on signal 10 (core dumped)
>> pid 76059 (readonly.exe), uid 0: exited on signal 10 (core dumped)
>As far as I can see it doesn't exist on that system, but I'm slightly
>concerned... (no, there's no core dump either).

Google Groups indicates this has been discussed on the newsgroup
comp.unix.bsd.freebsd.misc, and attributed to building ksh93.

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