Issue #14412 has been updated by nobu (Nobuyoshi Nakada).

Tracker changed from Bug to Feature
Status changed from Open to Assigned
Assignee set to seki (Masatoshi Seki)
ruby -v deleted (ruby 2.4.3p205 (2017-12-14 revision 61247) [x86_64-linux])
Backport deleted (2.3: UNKNOWN, 2.4: UNKNOWN, 2.5: UNKNOWN)

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Feature #14412: DRb UNIX on local machine: add support for getpeereid()
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/14412#change-69922

* Author: hkcorac (Hk Corac)
* Status: Assigned
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: seki (Masatoshi Seki)
* Target version: 
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Hi,

`UNIXSocket` has this method `#getpeereid()` which returns effective user ID and effective group ID.

DRb using `drbunix://` on local machine doesn't support that method. In my use case, I need to verify clients via that method. So it would be great if you add support to DRb.

Actually that method `#getpeereid()` is from `BaseSocket`, but documentation states that it only supports UNIX sockets. I mean, it's a general method from parent class. So you can do the same with DRb: add some similar method, but only works via `drbunix://` on local machine. Otherwise you can raise error...

Thank you,



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