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    SubjectRe: [RFC] new kernel syscall
    Hi,

    On Tue, 20 Jul 1999 02:03:57 +0100 (GMT), Chris Evans
    <chris@ferret.lmh.ox.ac.uk> said:

    > Hi,

    > I want to make a new kernel syscall. Obviously, before doing the (trivial)
    > work, I want to check it is considered a good idea.

    > The syscall essentially exposes current->dumpable to userland. NAMES FOR
    > THE SYSCALL ON A POSTCARD PLEASE.

    Why do you need a completely new syscall? Lookup "sys_prctl" in the
    kernel source.

    --Stephen

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