[openbeos] Re: BFS status update

  • From: François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 01:01:28 +0200 (MEST)

Wow, so the main issue would be native IPCs (sem, area, port) ?
(there is a B_CHECK_PERMISSION, but I think it's more a userland/kernel
Ok so I can put the /etc/passwd file back in ;)

En réponse à Nathan Whitehorn <nathan.whitehorn@xxxxxxxxxxx>:

> > Secondly, I *know* it doesn't respect user permissions, since BeOS 
> > doesn't
> > support users at all.  How are you guys supporting this?
> Actually, it does respect permissions, and BeOS does support users. You
> look at the multi-user app I wrote a while back. The kernel respects 
> them with signals and things too (e.g. you can't kill off someone 
> else's process unless you are root)
> -Nathan
> --
> Fortune Cookie Says:
> The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to
> chance.

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