[libvirt PATCH 6/9] util: add method for getting the current identity with system token

Michal Prívozník mprivozn at redhat.com
Thu May 6 10:13:04 UTC 2021

On 5/4/21 7:43 PM, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> The current identity object represents the identity of the application
> which initiated the currently executing public API operation. Normally
> this is the libvirt client application identity.
> There are times when the libvirt daemon has to make extra public API
> calls on behalf of the client application. We want these API calls to
> still use the client appication's identity for ACL checking. At the
> same time we need to be able to show that the API call is coming from
> the daemon.
> Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrangé <berrange at redhat.com>
> ---
>  src/util/viridentity.c | 36 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  src/util/viridentity.h |  1 +
>  2 files changed, 37 insertions(+)

Don't forget to expose the symbol in libvirt_private.syms.


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