Subject: Re: check resource limits with exec(3)?
To: Iain Hibbert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 06/07/2006 21:31:12
On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 08:21:21PM +0100, Iain Hibbert wrote:
> If it is actually a problem, then I would say that the correct place to
> check it would be under setuid() somewhere (probably do_setresuid() in
> sys/kern/kern_prot.c?), and return EPROCLIM if the operation would exceed
> limits. I couldnt say if that would have other implications though..
All the places where those calls are assumed to succeed because there
is no way they can fail...
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org