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SubjectRe: [PATCH] SUNRPC: connect to UNIX sockets synchronously
04.12.2012 18:20, Eric Paris пишет:
> On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 6:10 AM, Stanislav Kinsbursky
> <> wrote:
>> But there should be noted, that such implementation introduces limitation
>> (Trond's quote):
>> "That approach can fall afoul of the selinux restrictions on the process
>> context. Processes that are allowed to write data, may not be allowed to
>> create sockets or call connect(). That is the main reason for doing it
>> in the rpciod context, which is a clean kernel process context."
> So you tested this and Trond was wrong? This work just fine even on
> an SELinux box? Or it does break tons and tons of people's computers?
> -Eric

You can read discussion here:

We use AF_LOCAL transports only for portmapper calls.
So, we decided (or at least I understood that so) to make such connections
from process context - i.e. synchronously.

Best regards,
Stanislav Kinsbursky
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