[FFmpeg-user] Parse environment variables in command line

Илья Мельников rayanayar at mail.ru
Mon Apr 20 07:23:15 CEST 2015


On Monday 20 April 2015 01:17:05 Phil Turmel wrote:
> ps gets its information from the files in /proc/ where you can find a
> variety of information on running processes.  Among them is each
> processes' 'environ' file, containing its environment.  So the
> 'security' you are asking for is no new security at all.
> Processes that need to truly keep such data away from process monitors
> need to use a file with 0600 mode that contains the secrets.  A request
> for support for that would actually make sense.

$ ls -l /proc/$$ | grep environ
-r-------- 1 ilya ilya 0 апр.  20 10:19 environ

User can't read environment variables of other user processes.

This is enough for me.
ffmpeg process which record IP-cam stream runs as user 'backup'.
Interactive users can not see its environment.

Илья Мельников
Monday 20 April 2015 10:19:40
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