Capability Authentication

olafBuddenhagen at olafBuddenhagen at
Tue Oct 18 01:26:10 CEST 2005


> If you look at my protocols, this imposes an additional IPCs and
> system calls in the RPC path for every capability that should be
> copied from one process to another.  As capability copy is expected to
> be ubiquituous, this is a discouraging result.

Is it really? My Guess would be that in typical use, capability passing
of any kind should happen seldom enough not to make a few more
IPCs/syscalls critical... But well, I guess I'm overlooking something


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