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SubjectRe: Intercepting system calls
Hello Jiri

On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 3:17 PM, Jiri Kosina <> wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Dec 2011, Gaurav Saxena wrote:
>> I am writing an application for which I need to intercept some
>> filesystem system calls eg. unlink. I need unlink to call my code
>> before deleting abc so that I could probably prevent unlink . I would
>> like to implement this in a kernel module instead of modifying kernel
>> code itself. I would like to intercept system calls by replacing
>> system calls but I have not been able to find any method of doing that
>> in linux > 3.0. Please suggest some method of doing that.
> Write a kernel module that instruments sys_unlink() via krpobes. See
> Documentation/kprobes.txt for details.
Ok. I am looking at its details, will try that. But how could a probe
prevent execution of a system call?
> --
> Jiri Kosina
> SUSE Labs

Thanks and Regards ,

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