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Re(2): Defensive Programming and Audit Trails

by FoxtrotUniform (Prior)
on Aug 06, 2002 at 15:35 UTC ( #188060=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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      my ($key_part) = ($record =~ /$foo/)
        or warn "***WARNING: input record <$record> doesn't match $foo\n";
    

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[oiskuu]: ... getlogin refers to tty owner; if you close STDIN, then getlogin returns undef. I get undef in my shell (running under X)
[tye]: Then there is a more persistent big of data similar to getlogin(). I don't believe even daemonizing drops it. So you can tell services that were started at boot time from those started by a person.
[tye]: I'll have to look into that later. getlogin() suites my current needs.

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