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SubjectRe: /proc/PID/fd/0 design "bug"
                    Hello, Lars!

On Sun, 21 Dec 1997, Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:

>stdin of any process is accessible via /proc/PID/fd/0.
>
>So I guess you should be able to enter arbitrary text into any running
>program by doing "echo COMMAND >>/proc/PID/fd/0".
>
>This doesn't work. (2.0.32) It should work at least for tty based process.
>
>Is this a bug or intentionally?

/proc/PID/fd has rights of user.group this process is run.
So you only can affect your own processes. ( assuming you are not root )


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