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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm 0/7] execns syscall and user namespace
    Cedric Le Goater wrote:
    > Hello !
    > The following patchset adds the user namespace and a new syscall execns.
    > The user namespace will allow a process to unshare its user_struct table,
    > resetting at the same time its own user_struct and all the associated
    > accounting.
    > The purpose of execns is to make sure that a process unsharing a namespace
    > is free from any reference in the previous namespace. the execve() semantic
    > seems to be the best candidate as it already flushes the previous process
    > context.
    > Thanks for reviewing, sharing, flaming !

    I would like give a strong objection to the naming. The -ve() suffix in
    execve() isn't jettisonable; it indicates its position within a family
    of functions (only one of which is a true system call.)

    execven() would be better name (the -n argument coming after then -e
    argument). The library could then provide execlen(), execlpn() etc as

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