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SubjectRe: Kernel hook for open
On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, Michael Vines wrote:

> On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, Erik Mouw wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Nov 06, 2000 at 10:11:11AM -0500, Michael Vines wrote:
> > > On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, Erik Mouw wrote:
> > > > Use LD_PRELOAD instead.
> > >
> > > You could also write a simple kernel module that replaces the open system
> > > call. See the Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide for details.
> > > http://www.linuxdoc.org/guides.html
> > >
> > > specifically http://www.linuxdoc.org/LDP/lkmpg/node20.html
> >
> > Why difficult when it can be done easy? To test the Y2K readiness of
> > some programs (yeah, Y2K, remember?), I wrote a small library that
> > overloaded the time() and gettimeofday() syscalls in about 100 lines of
> > code. No kernel modules needed, no root privileges needed, just set the
> > environment variable LD_PRELOAD and off you go.
>
> Well the question was posted to the kernel mailing list and not the glibc
> mailing list after all :)
>
> Michael
>

Yes, you are right. It was my fault. I should have send my mail to both
kernel and glibc list.

I just want to intercept open call. That's all. I don't care much if I
must do a kernel module or I use PRELOAD. Probably is better to use
LD_PRELOAD.

Thank you all for your kindly help! You are great! All of you! Thanks!

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