That code gets the child's pid from the fork command. That's is not available in my case (Wayland client connects to Wayland server via unix socket).
I can understand the security issue.. hmm will dig further tomorrow.. Thanks for the info! On Sun, 9 Jul 2017 at 15:26, Stefan Ehmann <shoes...@gmx.net> wrote: > On 09.07.2017 11:52, Johannes Lundberg wrote: > > Hi > > > > Yeah I forgot to mention the LOCAL_CREDS. > > It does not return the PID of the client process but i guess it could be > > expanded to include that instead of adding another option for that. > > I was only skimming the man page. Didn't see that cmsgcred contains the > PID, but sockcred does not. Of course the PID in my sample output is > also wrong (the UID is printed instead of the PID): > > > $ ./unixstrserv02 > > PID of sender = 1001 > > Don't why the structs are not compatible, maybe because: > "The process ID cmcred_pid should not be looked up (such as via the > KERN_PROC_PID sysctl) for making security decisions. The sending > process could have exited and its process ID already been reused for a > new process." > > According to the commit log LOCAL_CREDS was obtained from NetBSD but I > didn't investigate further. > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"