Subject: Re: privacy [was: Re: kern.showallprocs implementation]
To: Elad Efrat <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/31/2005 13:26:12
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On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 04:54:29PM +0300, Elad Efrat wrote:
> Simon Burge wrote:
> > The current behaviour is to return EPERM.  It sounds like from the rest
> > of your message you meant that instead of ESRCH, or did I misunderstand
> > you?
> While this is true, I just noted that you can find out if a PID is
> running or not in other ways than sending it signals; so it doesn't
> matter what you return.... however, I think we should be returning ESRCH
> to be consistent with the rest of the output.

Well, I think the eventual hope is we will find those holes and close=20
them. :-)

Take care,


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