Re: POSIX.6 (or 1.b now or something)

Elliot Lee (
Mon, 9 Jun 1997 16:31:16 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 9 Jun 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> I was digging through the code planning to add privs such that:
> - you could restrict a port to a specific uid (i.e. tcp 113 can be opened
> by news and root only)
> - you could restrict the range used to generate the "random" port of a
> listening socket with unspecified port (i.e. > 1023, not in 6000..6099)
> Does POSIX.6 define this sort of thing too? Any sample source out there?

There is a very-much-alive linux-privs project that is implementing
POSIX.6 & etc. - you may want to see what they have before you try doing

-- Elliot
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