Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2021 12:18:15 +0300 From: Alexey Kodanev <aleksei.kodanev@...l-sw.com> To: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> Cc: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: [PATCH] nice: return EPERM instead of EACCES On 29.06.2021 23:10, Rich Felker wrote: > 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. > Hi Rich, I wonder what is the status of this patch, didn't find it in git... is there any issue with it?
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