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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#283 closed defect (fixed)

The kernel should sign each call by the senders ID

Reported by: Jakub Jermář Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: 0.4.3
Component: helenos/kernel/generic Version:
Keywords: Cc:
Blocker for: #282 Depends on:
See also: #282


This is necessary for the recipient to be able to reliably tell calls from different senders apart. The sender ID can be e.g. task ID.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by Jakub Jermář

Blocker for: #282

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by Jiri Svoboda

You can tell calls from different senders apart since they come from different connections. What you really want to is to know when two connections are from the same caller task. So maybe we could consider alternatives to including task ID in each call.

  • a system call to determine task ID given phone hash of an incoming connection
  • embedding it somehow into the CONNECT message

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by Jakub Jermář

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed
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