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Re: [RFC][PATCH] Inherit loginuid from parent



On Thursday 06 January 2005 19:42, Serge Hallyn wrote:
> I'm testing it by hacking auditctl.c to do an execl("/bin/sh",
> "/bin/sh"); if it was called on a -L.  Before the "auditctl -L 25,ab" my
> loginuid is -1, after (on, say, a "auditctl -m cd") it is 25.  Without
> the patch, it is always -1.

That's what I noticed and made me say I didn't think it was working right.

> Is that (-1 default loginuid until PAM sets it) the desired behavior?

If there is no logins, there's nothing to *set* the user ID. The number 
returned needs to be fictional so its not mistaken for root or a real user.

-Steve Grubb


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