Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/kern
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Elad Efrat <elad@NetBSD.org>
Date: 09/11/2006 22:11:32
matthew green wrote:
> > they behave differently only when all listeners are unloaded.
> > in that case i'm not sure what's a desired behaviour.
> Question is this: after listeners *are* loaded, and then *unloaded*,
> and we end up with a system that used to have them but now don't --
> do we want to give someone a chance to fix this, or remain
> if someone breaks their system like this, i think that is their
> problem. we want to fail closed and this seems the best way.
So a boolean should be enough, to just mark "listeners were loaded".
In kauth_authorize_action() we'll simply check for this flag if the
scope has no listeners. If it's TRUE, we'll fail the request, otherwise