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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] proc: show personality via /proc/pid/personality
Hi Kees,

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 6:14 PM, Kees Cook <kees.cook@canonical.com> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
>
> On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 03:39:26PM +0200, Michael Kerrisk wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 5, 2008 at 12:14 PM, Kees Cook <kees.cook@canonical.com> wrote:
>> > Make process personality flags visible in /proc. Since a process's
>> > personality is potentially sensitive (e.g. READ_IMPLIES_EXEC), make this
>> > file only readable by the process owner.
>>
>> Please CC userland interface changes to linux-api@vger.kernel.org
>
> Sure, I'd be happy to do that for future stuff. I don't see this email
> address mentioned anywhere in the kernel tree. It seems like this is
> useful information that should go in either MAINTAINERS or better yet
> Documentation/SubmittingPatches for it to be discoverable by future
> patch-senders -- and somewhere that I can look it up easily later. :)

It's there, but only as of a few days ago.

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