On Wed, 01.06.16 16:28, Tomasz Torcz (tomek(a)pipebreaker.pl) wrote:
Five years ago, so basically from day one. We have this optional
security feature – fantastic!
Also, the concept of a ”session” isn't anything new, it's core UNIX
concept (setsid() enyone?)
setsid() is really mostly about TTY job control. It doesn't really map
nicely to logind or PAM sessions. And because the mapping is skewed
audit came up with its own session ID (/proc/$PID/sessionid).
Lennart Poettering, Red Hat