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Re: [PATCH] CRED: ptrace_attach() should use the target process\'s mutex

From: Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Oct 04 2008 - 11:15:54 GMT


David Howells wrote:
> Tetsuo Handa <> wrote:
> > Subject: Add in_execve flag into task_struct.
> >
> > This patch allows LSM modules determine whether current process is in an
> > execve operation or not so that they can behave differently while an execve
> > operation is in progress.
> This doesn't apply on top of my patches. How about the attached variant?

Yes. Behavior will be the same.

> I've also:
> (1) Extended the patch description. Please check that I've summed up TOMOYA's
> process correctly.

Description is correct. But please apply "sed -e 's/TOMOYA/TOMOYO/g'". TOMOYO Linux was introduced as TOMOYA Linux by mistake at OLS2008. The origin of the name is at :-)

> (2) Used current directly rather than caching it in a variable. I don't
> think it's worth doing that, given the amount you make use of it, but I
> can revert this change if you'd really prefer.


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