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Re: Unix socket auth(EXTERNAL) not working in netbsd
Howard Chu <email@example.com> wrote:
> As I said in my first reply - if your NetBSD doesn't provide getpeereid()
> then you need to file an ITS to get the relevant APIs supported. None of
> the current substitutes in liblutil match any of what you quoted from the
> NetBSD docs.
Right, I have the whole story.
getpeereid(3) has been added in NetBSD-current on 2007/08/09. That
feature has not yet been included in a stable release. It will be
available in NetBSD-5.0.
The remaining of this message is quite off-topic, but while we are
Upgrading to NetBSD-current will make he feature working. Another
approach would be to try patching NetBSD-4.0 to add just the required
If you want to try that route, checkout latest source from the netbsd-4
branch, and try to apply the patches produced by the diff at the bottom
of this commit log (you will need to hack it a bit):