Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Fri Dec 13 13:55:38 PST 2013

On sexta-feira, 13 de dezembro de 2013 15:53:26, Serge Hallyn wrote:
> Quoting Thiago Macieira (thiago at kde.org):
> > On sexta-feira, 13 de dezembro de 2013 14:19:14, Serge Hallyn wrote:
> > > > I am pretty sure it would be wrong to have something like this as data
> > > > type. This data should be appended implicitly, not explicitly.
> > 
> > So it should send them all, like Lennart said that kdbus is already doing.
> Send all of what?

All of the credentials.

He said: "In kdbus you will also get a variety of creds attached to all 
messages implicitly (pid, gid, uid, pid_starttime, tid, comm, tid_comm, 
cmdline, cgroup, unit, slice, user unit, session, owner uid, eff caps, inh 
caps, perm caps, bounding caps, selinux context, audit session, audit login

> > > It can't be done implicitly, though, since dbus doesn't know which
> > > ucred I want to send.  I'm not authenticating as that task, I just need
> > > an unambiguous namespace-independent identifier for it.
> > 
> > Use the unique connection ID.
> an unambiguous namespace-independent identifier for a task not involved
> in the connection.

The task is involved in the connection since it's sending data in the first 

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