Re: ext2 attribute immutable

Kevin M Bealer (
Sat, 6 Apr 1996 00:13:31 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 5 Apr 1996, Jirka Hanika wrote:

> > So in linux, it wraps to 1, but seems to skip in-use pid's (which would
> > prevent the attack shown above.)
> >
> > Using ps further, it seems to skip in use pid's in every assignment (ie not
> > just on wrap.)
> Of course it skips in-use pid's, but what if I kill -9 1 just before
> I wrap the pids? Will it wrap to 1?
> *

Have you tried this? Maybe the program disappears for a second, but as far
as I can tell, kill -9 1 has no effect.

This otherwise unremarkable language is distinguished by the absence of
an "S" in its character set; users must substitute "TH". LITHP is said
to be useful in protheththing lithtth.