Re: [RFC] [PATCH] placement of unix_may_send hook

From: Greg KH (gregat_private)
Date: Sun Sep 09 2001 - 10:16:30 PDT

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    On Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 02:06:59AM +1000, James Morris wrote:
    > The patch below proposes moving the unix_may_send socket hook in
    > unix_dgram_sendmsg() to a point after the dead/dying peer detection logic
    > in the main kernel.
    > It is not uncommon for a process to try and send to a connected dead peer
    > socket (e.g. calling syslog() while syslogd is being restarted), and
    > moving the hook prevents the need to try and perform the detection logic
    > in an LSM module (which won't really work properly anyway).
    Looks good to me.
    greg k-h
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