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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] getrusage sucks
    * David Wagner ( wrote:
    > Chris Wright wrote:
    > >It's already available via /proc w/out protection. And ditto via posix
    > >cpu timers.
    > If so, maybe that code should be fixed. Where exactly in /proc would
    > I find the getrusage() info of another process?

    Just from /proc/[pid]/stat. (fs/proc/array.c::do_task_stat).

    > Is there any argument
    > that disclosing it to everyone is safe? Or is it just that no one has
    > ever given the security considerations much thought up till now?

    I guess it keeps falling in the "too theoretical" category. It can be
    protected by policy, but default is open.

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