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SubjectRe: [AppArmor 38/45] AppArmor: Module and LSM hooks
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On Monday 04 June 2007 12:55, Pavel Machek wrote:
> On Wed 2007-05-23 18:16:45, Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
> > On Tuesday 15 May 2007 11:14, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > Why is this configurable?
> >
> > The maximum length of a pathname is an arbitrary limit: we don't want to
> > allocate arbitrary amounts of of kernel memory for pathnames so we
> > introduce this limit and set it to a reasonable value. In the unlikely
> > case that someone uses insanely long pathnames, this limit can be
> > increased.
>
> vfs does not have configurable pathname limit, and I do not see what
> is so special about AA to require this kind of uglyness.

You very well know that the vfs has a limit of PATH_MAX characters (4096) for
pathnames. This means that at most that many characters can be passed at
once.

I've really got enough of your perpetual unfounded rants.
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