Subject: Re: Restricting kern.proc* access
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/17/2001 23:53:48
In article <>,  <> wrote:
>on Wed, Oct 17, 2001 at 08:40:31PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> Is there a real reason to have 2 sysctl variables? You could use -1 
>> in the kern.restrict_proc_gid for the the unrestricted case..
>yes, I considered that. But gid_t is, as far as I can see, unsigned.
>So -1 could be a legitimate value. Would it be better to keep two 
>variables, but interpret one sysctl?

Dunno, but send-pr it and someone will probably integrate it.