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Re: Wrong UIDs reported in /proc/net/tcp

To: "Chad N. Tindel" <chad@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Wrong UIDs reported in /proc/net/tcp
From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2004 08:03:07 +1100
Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Thu, Nov 18, 2004 at 02:02:57PM -0500, Chad N. Tindel wrote:
> OK, so just out of sheer morbid curiousity, I added an ioctl which will
> accept 4 parameters (the address/port pairs), and will return the user id
> associated with that socket.  I also changed pidentd to call this ioctl
> instead of looking at /proc/net/tcp.  This should theoretically get rid
> of all race conditions.

Please show us the code of your ioctl.

Have you tried netlink yet? Does it exhibit the same problem?
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