> >pjd 2005-09-16 11:19:38 UTC
> > FreeBSD src repository
> > Modified files:
> > lib/libutil pidfile.3
> > Log:
> > Pidfiles should be created with permission preventing users from
> > them for reading. When user can open file for reading, he can also
> > flock(2) it, which can lead to confusions.
> This means that a monitoring tool would need to run with elevated
> privileges to determine the PID of the process to monitor, correct?
I can't see what's the problem with disclosing daemons' PID to all
users, given they won't be able to signal it or such anyway.
Jeremie Le Hen
< jeremie at le-hen dot org >< ttz at chchile dot org >