Tue Aug 12 09:58:32 CEST 2008
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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