Privilege(s) needed to run top command

Andrey Repin
Tue Mar 12 00:20:00 GMT 2019

Greetings, Achim Gratz!

> Corinna Vinschen writes:
>> (*) That doesn't mean it's not possible.  In theory all Cygwin
>>     processes could be opened to allow everyone
>>     PROCESS_QUERY_LIMITED_INFORMATION access, which would at least
>>     fill most of /proc/<PID>/stat for foreign processes.
>>     However, we never did that, so it can't have worked yet.

> Could we make it work under the condition that cygserver is running?

cygserver is not necessarily running with localsystem privileges, though, if
I'm not mistaken.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 3:16:37

Sorry for my terrible english...

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