Re: [PATCH] VM fix for 2.4.0-test9 & OOM handler

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 16:28:38 EST

> Sounds like one needs in addition some mechanism for servers to "charge" clients for
> consumption. X certainly knows on behalf of which connection resources
> are created; the OS could then transfer this back to the appropriate client
> (at least when on machine).

Definitely - and this is present in some non Unix OS's. We do pass credentials
across AF_UNIX sockets so the mechanism is notionally there to provide the
credentials to X, just not to use them
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