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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add in_execve flag into task_struct.
On Thu, 5 Feb 2009, David Howells wrote:

> Serge E. Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> > It's ugly, you can't get me to say it isn't ugly :), and it sets a scary
> > bad precedent. But if David insists (in a reply to this msg) that this
> > flag really is tops, then just ignore me. Anyway my point wasn't to
> > block the patch but to raise discussion (so someone else could decide to
> > block it :) on both the flag and security implications of these
> > semantics.
>
> I think it's probably the best way to support Tomoyo's security model without
> reworking a chunk of execve().

Agreed. It's somewhat less than perfect, but I don't see a better
alternative.


- James
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James Morris
<jmorris@namei.org>


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