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SubjectRe: access_ok inside kernelspace
On Tue, 19 Oct 1999, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> why this vendetta against using sys_ functions directly? We dont go
> through a trap because in most cases that is unnecessery overhead. You are
> not being logical i think.

Yes, I understand that overhead is unnecessary. Which is why I now say -
"why do we do _syscallX() from kernel at all? (other than when we *have*
to)"

And example I give is exec_modprobe() doing close(i) when it could just do
sys_close(i).

Regards,
Tigran.

PS. Thank you for your patient explanations!


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