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Date:	Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:21:59 +0200
From:	Andreas Schwab <>
To:	Joakim Tjernlund <>
Subject: Re: ls -l  /proc/1/exe -> Permission denied

Joakim Tjernlund <> writes:

> Trying to real /proc/<pid>/exe I noticed I could not read links not 
> belonging to my user such as:
> jocke >  ls -l /proc/1/exe
>              ls: cannot read symbolic link /proc/1/exe: Permission denied
> Is this expected?

Yes.  This information is considered private.


Andreas Schwab,
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