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Date:	Sun, 20 Jul 2014 11:02:48 +0200
From:	Joakim Tjernlund <>
To:	Andreas Schwab <>
Subject: Re: ls -l  /proc/1/exe -> Permission denied

Andreas Schwab <> wrote on 2014/07/19 22:21:59:
> 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 
> >
> > Is this expected?
> Yes.  This information is considered private.

I don't understand why though.
Why have exe in the fist place then?

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