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SubjectRe: SG_IO and security
On Fri, Aug 13 2004, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
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> > While that does make sense, it would be more code to fold them together
> > than what is currently there. SCSI_IOCTL_SEND_COMMAND is really
> > horrible, the person inventing that API should be subject to daily
> > public ridicule.
>
> sounds like deprecation of this interface should start (I suspect this

Very much so, it should have been deprecated for the last 5 years :)

> one will need ample notice of that so the sooner we do .... )

I have no idea how many apps use this ioctl, does anyone have a rough
list?

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Jens Axboe

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