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SubjectRe: access_ok inside kernelspace

On Tue, 19 Oct 1999, Tigran Aivazian wrote:

> [...] there *is* one case where going through _syscallX() and
> therefore int 0x80 from the kernel *is* the only way. This is when the
> caller is a module. That is how I call sysfs() from BFS module.

You can pick whichever variant you prefer - obviously you should pick the
fastest possible one. A number of system call base functions are exported
btw. as a kernel symbol, so you can link your module eg. against
sys_close() just fine.

-- mingo


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