[PATCH ghak90 V8 13/16] audit: track container nesting

Paul Moore paul at paul-moore.com
Wed Feb 5 22:57:55 UTC 2020


On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 1:12 PM Steve Grubb <sgrubb at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 10:52:36 AM EST Paul Moore wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 10:47 AM Steve Grubb <sgrubb at redhat.com> wrote:
> > > On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 8:19:44 AM EST Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> > > > > The established pattern is that we print -1 when its unset and "?"
> > > > > when
> > > > > its totalling missing. So, how could this be invalid? It should be
> > > > > set
> > > > > or not. That is unless its totally missing just like when we do not
> > > > > run
> > > > > with selinux enabled and a context just doesn't exist.
> > > >
> > > > Ok, so in this case it is clearly unset, so should be -1, which will be
> > > > a
> > > > 20-digit number when represented as an unsigned long long int.
> > > >
> > > > Thank you for that clarification Steve.
> > >
> > > It is literally a  -1.  ( 2 characters)
> >
> > Well, not as Richard has currently written the code, it is a "%llu".
> > This was why I asked the question I did; if we want the "-1" here we
> > probably want to special case that as I don't think we want to display
> > audit container IDs as signed numbers in general.
>
> OK, then go with the long number, we'll fix it in the interpretation. I guess
> we do the same thing for auid.

As I said above, I'm okay with a special case handling for unset/"-1"
in this case.

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paul moore
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