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SubjectRe: [RFD w/info-PATCH] device arguments from lookup, partion code


On Sat, 19 May 2001, Richard Gooch wrote:

> The transaction(2) syscall can be just as easily abused as ioctl(2) in
> this respect. People can pass pointers to ill-designed structures very

Right. Moreover, it's not needed. The same functionality can be trivially
implemented by write() and read(). As the matter of fact, had been done
in userland context for decades. Go and buy Stevens. Read it. Then come
back.

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