Re: Ideas for v2.1 (User IP accounting)

Alan Cox (
Thu, 13 Jun 1996 10:34:40 +0100 (BST)

> One thing I noticed about the two other user-IP-accounting patches was
> that traffic from an incoming connection (ie someone telnetting in) was
> assigned to "root". Which isn't really right, but I guess might be
> non-trivial to correct. Would that be because it was in.telnetd that
> owned the socket?

I assume so. Also rlogin outgoing may seem odd as its setuid. I guess we
need to add chown() on a socket just to make those happy ;)