Re: getpeercred() on the Hurd
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One question you should consider is: why do you need this information?
I agree with your point in general and think there are better ways to
do access control.
nss-ldapd is an NSS module that does lookups in an LDAP database. The NSS
module does not do the lookup itself (this causes a lot of headaches) but
offloads it to a deamon (nslcd). Most NSS calls should be no problem but
shadow calls pose an exception to that. The server (nslcd) will only
return shadow information if it can determine that the caller runs as
So I would like to keep one socket for all requests and not mess with
permissions of sockets.
- -- arthur - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://people.debian.org/~adejong --
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