Re: Possible system call interface for LSM

From: David Wagner (dawat_private)
Date: Thu Aug 09 2001 - 19:15:33 PDT

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    >David Wagner wrote:
    >> Here's a crazy thought.  What if we used operations on a /proc fd
    >> instead of a dedicated syscall?
    >This works for symlinks, but you end up with likely file descriptor aliasing
    >screws if you try to use it for open()/read()/write() etc....
    Yes, you're absolutely right.  Would the folks who want syscalls
    be willing to post what functionality they expect to require, so
    we can get some idea of which solutions will and won't work?
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