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    SubjectRe: [CFT] Grep to find users of sys_sysctl.
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    Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> writes:

    > On Fri, 20 Oct 2006 01:05:18 -0600
    > ebiederm@xmission.com (Eric W. Biederman) wrote:
    >
    >>
    >> Anyone who is interested in knowing if they have an application on
    >> their system that actually uses sys_sysctl please run the following grep.
    >>
    >> find / -type f -perm /111 -exec fgrep 'sysctl@@GLIBC' '{}' ';'
    >>
    >> The -perm /111 is an optimization to only look at executable files,
    >> and may be omitted if you are patient.
    >>
    >> Currently I don't expect anyone to find a match anywhere except in
    > libpthreads,
    >> if you find any others please let me know.
    >>
    >
    > http://www.google.com/codesearch
    >
    > there are a few hits...

    What were you using for search criteria?

    A challenge is to weed out code that runs on BSDs where people do use sysctl.

    Eric
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