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Re: Privilege dropping for rtadvd

On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 01:20:08PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 03:01:18PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> > 
> > The problem is that after you drop privs you cannot start listening
> > to new interfaces that might appear, but the daemon does not do
> > this now, right?
> Another alternative might be to adjust our system security policy so
> that the system could be configured for a non-root user to do these
> things.  This is actually pretty easy to do with kauth, but figuring
> out a clean userland interface to it is harder.
> The clockctl device is the obvious prior art, though.

I'd be more interested in porting capsicum, but that's wishful
thinking at this point :-)

> Thor

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