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From: Richard Guy Briggs <>
To: Linux-Audit Mailing List <>,
	LKML <>
Cc: Richard Guy Briggs <>, Eric Paris <>
Subject: [PATCH v2 1/2] audit: document /proc/PID/loginuid
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 21:50:49 -0400
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Describe the /proc/PID/loginuid interface in Documentation/ABI/stable that
was added 2005-02-01 by commit 1e2d1492e178 ("[PATCH] audit: handle
loginuid through proc")

Signed-off-by: Richard Guy Briggs <>
 Documentation/ABI/stable/procfs-audit_loginuid | 15 +++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 Documentation/ABI/stable/procfs-audit_loginuid

diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/stable/procfs-audit_loginuid b/Documentation/ABI/stable/procfs-audit_loginuid
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..013bc1d74854
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/stable/procfs-audit_loginuid
@@ -0,0 +1,15 @@
+What:		Audit Login UID
+Date:		2005-02-01
+KernelVersion:	2.6.11-rc2 1e2d1492e178 ("[PATCH] audit: handle loginuid through proc")
+Format:		%u (u32)
+Users:		auditd, libaudit, audit-testsuite, login
+		The /proc/$pid/loginuid pseudofile is written to set and
+		read to get the audit login UID of process $pid.  If it is
+		unset, permissions are not needed to set it.  The accessor must
+		have CAP_AUDIT_CONTROL in the initial user namespace to write
+		it if it has been set.  It cannot be written again if
+		AUDIT_FEATURE_LOGINUID_IMMUTABLE is enabled.  It cannot be

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-18  1:50 [PATCH v2 0/2] audit: add documentation for /proc/PID/stable interfaces Richard Guy Briggs
2021-03-18  1:50 ` Richard Guy Briggs [this message]
2021-03-18 19:05   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] audit: document /proc/PID/loginuid Paul Moore
2021-03-18  1:50 ` [PATCH v2 2/2] audit: document /proc/PID/sessionid Richard Guy Briggs
2021-03-18 19:06   ` Paul Moore

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