Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 16:10:15 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: Alexey Kodanev <aleksei.kodanev@...l-sw.com> Cc: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: [PATCH] nice: return EPERM instead of EACCES On Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 06:45:42PM +0300, Alexey Kodanev wrote: > On 29.06.2021 17:48, Rich Felker wrote: > > Is there actually an issue here? setpriority is specified to fail with > > EACCES already for this case; EPERM is only specified for targeting > > other processes you don't have permission to target. Is Linux getting > > this wrong for setpriority? > > No, it's fine for setpriority(), it just seems wrong for nice() > to return EACCES in this case. > > LTP/nice04 test (setting nice(-10)) is failing with musl and POSIX > indeed says that the errno should be EPERM, for nice(). Oh, sorry, I read it backwards and was thinking it was replacing EPERM with EACCES. Indeed nice is supposed to return EPERM where setpriority would return EACCES so I think this patch is correct. Rich
Powered by blists - more mailing lists
Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.