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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [request for inclusion] Realtime LSM
Alan Cox <> writes:

> On Maw, 2005-01-04 at 18:59, Lee Revell wrote:
>> We could do it the was OSX (our real competition) does if that would
>> make people happy. They just let any user run RT tasks. Oh wait, but
>> that's a "broken design", everyone knows that OSX is a joke, no one
>> would use *that* OS to mix a CD or score a movie. :-)
> You can do that already, just make everyone root

Surely you're joking. Is this actually a serious proposal?

> The problem with uid/gid based hacks is that they get really ugly to
> administer really fast. Especially once you have users who need realtime
> and hugetlb, and users who need one only.

This is why POSIX requires supplementary groups.

All I had to do on my system was...

# adduser joq audio

That is considerably easier than hacking rlimits values via PAM.
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