Subject: Re: better w(1)
To: Darren Reed <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/21/1999 08:39:21
On Tue, 22 Jun 1999 01:23:47 +1000 (EST) 
 Darren Reed <> wrote:

 > While I think of it, on a semi-related note, how close is ps(1) to being
 > not-setgid with both procfs & sysctl's?

It's setgid() so that it can read the environ, args, proctitle of other

Just to get process info, it doesn't need it at all, for the liver kernel

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>