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SubjectRe: [patch 2/4] permission mapping for sys_syslog operations
On 12/14/06, Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> wrote:
> > +#define security_syslog_or_fail(type) do { \
> > + int error = security_syslog(type); \
> > + if (error) \
> > + return error; \
> > + } while (0)
> > +
>
> From Documentation/CodingStyle:
>
> Things to avoid when using macros:
>
> 1) macros that affect control flow: ...

It says "avoid", not "never use". If you can think of another way to
code this function that won't completely obscure the actual operations
with the security checks, I will be happy to change it.

zw
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