Subject: Re: adding creds to sockets
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/21/2006 13:43:02
On Fri, Jul 21, 2006 at 01:41:01AM +0200, Elad Efrat wrote:
> hi,
> i'd like to commit attached patch. it adds so_cred to struct socket, so
> the owner of the socket is not just a uid in uidinfo (ugh) but actual
> credentials, from the process creating the socket.
> comments?

Two questions:

1 Is so_cred used anywhere in the kernel?  And, if so/not
2 how will you test this change?


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