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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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