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    SubjectRe: [RFC] fs, proc: Introduce the /proc/<pid>/map_files/ directory v2
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    Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@parallels.com> writes:
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    > No and this is the trick - when you readlink it - it give you trash, but
    > when you open one - you get exactly the same file as the map points to.

    Isn't that a minor security hole?

    For example if I pass a file descriptor into a chroot process for
    reading, and with this interface you can open it for writing too.
    I could see this causing problems.

    -Andi

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    ak@linux.intel.com -- Speaking for myself only


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