[Dev] Tizen 3.0 proposal for fixing OSP/WRT/Core hard-coded UID issue

Jussi Laako jussi.laako at linux.intel.com
Wed Oct 16 09:23:54 GMT 2013


On 15.10.2013 17:41, Schaufler, Casey wrote:
>> But this doesn't require root, just a capability attribute for the launcher binary
>> itself to permit this just for the launcher? And the launcher can be fired up as
>> part of the session and will gain the capability from the filesystem attribute
>> rather than through process inheritance?
>
> Yes, this is also a viable approach. It requires a launcher for each user. The launchers are going to have to communicate with each other to coordinate (or so I'm told) seat placement and the like, but it is possible. I understand that a single launcher is greatly preferred.

Even with single launcher it could run as non-root with it's own UID and 
just have enough capabilities to do it's task?



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