[lug] automatic renice?
tck at silverklein.net
Fri Jun 17 16:19:44 MDT 2005
On Jun 17, 2005, at 4:12 PM, D. Stimits wrote:
> Zan Lynx wrote:
>> Or, you could rename x2x to x2x.real and make a shell script
>> called x2x
>> that does: exec nice --1 x2x.real
> This latter would not work, unless I make some sort of sudo
> retrofit. Renice to negative values (I'm increasing priority of
> x2x) requires root, but non-root will be running it.
Or you could make a few line C program that calls system(), and set
that SUID. That'd get around that no-SUID shell script thing. I
suppose you could even release root privileges before you ran x2x
from the C program.
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