problem with readonly pinfo?

Christopher Faylor
Wed Sep 17 02:24:00 GMT 2003

On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 10:20:33PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>Yes.  But I see a problem going in the other direction, from a child
>>who has setuid'ed and exec'ed, to parent.  At least with the current
>>code, hopefully not with your pipes.
>Yes, I know about those problems.  That's why I haven't checked in the
>pipe stuff yet.

Actually what I meant to say is "Yes, this would be a problem for pipes
too and I'm mulling over how to deal with that."

I suppose I could actually make the pipes wide open access and allow anyone
to connect but validate the transacation on the receiving end.  Which would
require a pipe in each direction.  Ugh.


More information about the Cygwin-developers mailing list