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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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