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Re: sysutils/lsof stopped working for non-root user

I personally don't care much; while I can admit to using it from time to time (and recompiling it whenever osabi changes, as I usually run -current), I try to think about a scenario whereby a non-root user is expected to use it, perhaps in a script not under his control. It kinda seems logical and proper to still let a non-priviledged user have the knowledge of which file descriptors have been opened by his use of the system, even from the point of view of security (i.e. some sort of keylogger collecting his precious keystrokes, perhaps a stupid example).  

On Thu, 27 Sep 2018 at 19:57 Christos Zoulas <> wrote:
On Sep 27,  8:51am, (Chavdar Ivanov) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: sysutils/lsof stopped working for non-root user

| So is this expected and intended consequence, bug or still unfinished
| part of the project? Just curious (it runs on FreeBSD-current, latest
| CentOS, NetBSD-8).

I think it is unexpected, but maybe intended. I need to examine why it fails.


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