Tue Aug 12 12:30:34 CEST 2008
Thanks Bengt! With your hint I found this link that provides a full answer:
Bengt Kleberg wrote:
> AFAIK Solaris 10 has the concept of privileges, which sounds like Linux
> (and Posix.1e) capabilities (''real'' capabilities as found in operating
> systems literature are something different). Unfortunately I only have
> Solaris 9 and can not help further than that.
> On Mon, 2008-08-11 at 21:40 -0400, Serge Aleynikov wrote:
>> Sorry for polluting the list with a non-Erlang question, but since I
>> know that there are a number of Solaris experts on the list, I though I
>> could get an advice.
>> I may need to port my Erlang Linux-based C port program to Solaris, and
>> the program takes advantage of Linux capabilities (*) CAP_SYS_NICE and
>> CAP_SETUID. Poking around man pages on Solaris didn't help in
>> determining if Solaris has similar features (or if they can be
>> accomplished by some different means). Does anyone know if it's
>> possible for a non-root user (after issuing a setuid() call) to retain
>> ability to impersonate as a different effective user id or adjust
>> process's niceness on the negative side?
>> (*) man 7 capabilities
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