Subject: Re: deprecating ASU accounting flag
To: Elad Efrat <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/17/2006 11:50:03
On Aug 17, 2006, at 2:54 AM, Elad Efrat wrote:

> hi,
> i think that in the long-term we should be deprecating this flag that
> we set whenever a "superuser" check is made. i'm not sure why it's
> needed at all, and this has a precedence with freebsd (in 2001).
> moreover, it's gonna be impossible to keep it once netbsd moves to
> fine-grained kauth(9) requests.
> what i suggest is keeping the flag itself for backwards compat., but
> not setting it anywhere.

I'm all for just getting rid of it, period.

> -e.
> -- 
> Elad Efrat

-- thorpej