svn commit: r187607 - head/usr.bin/truss

Ed Schouten ed at
Sun Jan 25 09:57:54 PST 2009

Hello Bruce,

* Bruce Evans <brde at> wrote:
> I think it is the longstanding kernel bug in permissions checking
> generally, that the init process and some other non-kernel processes
> are bogusly marked as P_SYSTEM.  I use the following fix (this may
> be incomplete):
> <snip>

I just looked at the patch and it seems to do the right thing. I can't
seem to find any places in the kernel where it makes sense to let
init(8) use P_SYSTEM (except kern_sig.c ofcourse). I like the cleanups
you made, especially the comparisons with initproc instead of using the

Would you mind if I commit your patch to SVN?

 Ed Schouten <ed at>
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