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      For anyone wondering, this is the component that supports fingerprint readers. I initially thought that systemd had moved printf to a daemon.

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        Running printf calls in their own isolated and unprivileged process would reduce the severity of some attacks for sure :)

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          Alternatively, the daemon could run as a networked printf server for fun and profit

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        That’s because Linux file names are limited to 8 characters (plus a three letter extension).

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          /s ?

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            Yes, e.g.


            both the cachefiles dir and error_inject are >8 chars