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From: Roy Marples <roy@...>
Subject: Re: Testing to see if services have crashed on hardened
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 12:07:24 +0000
On Friday 21 March 2008 10:37:11 Fabian Groffen wrote:
> Assuming you would use libkvm, on Darwin this means as unprivileged user
> (not using suid) you can't see any processes at all.

That's different from FreeBSD and NetBSD then.

>
> > This isn't really an easy answer, as we could have installed OpenRC in a
> > prefix where this wouldn't apply, but we don't know that either.
> >
> > Ideas anyone?
>
> Is there a way to just have some fallback method which is less
> functional, but just uses some pid file with a lock or something?

Not all services use pidfiles. Also, some services re-fork and re-write their 
pidfiles and I'm not sure the lock would carry across in that instance.

Thanks

Roy
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