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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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