Subject: Re: kern/1967: securelevel should be patchable
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: matthew green <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/23/1996 10:36:14
   On Mon, 22 Jan 1996 01:23:22 -0500 
    John Hawkinson <> wrote:
    > >How-To-Repeat:
    > 	echo "set securelevel=-1" | gdb -k -w /netbsd
   I imagine that the current practice of putting it in the bss was done 
   specifically to prevent what you'd like to be able to do :-)

i don't see any reason for this, security wise.

can anyone ?  if not, i suggest that we apply john's patch.