rlimit sandbox on cygwin

Darren Tucker dtucker at zip.com.au
Fri Jul 6 10:23:15 EST 2012

On Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 04:48:15PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Please use the latest one.  We don't support sshd on any pre 1.7
> version of Cygwin anymore.

OK, I've updated it.  (I didn't set out to deliberately keep it old, I'd
just had not particular reason to update it.)

> A function equivalent to setrlimit(RLIMIT_FSIZE) is not supported
> by Windows.  Therefore setting or checking this limit doesn't make
> much sense.
> > On second thought, it might be better to explicitly test RLIMIT_FSIZE in
> > configure, like so.
> Sounds good to me.

Done.  It'll test setrlimit(RLIMIT_FSIZE) at configure time, and if that
fails we'll simply skip it at runtime.  This means that
UsePriviligeSeparation=sandbox now works on Cygwin (with the
weak-but-better-than-nothing rlimit sandbox).


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