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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v17 15/15] Documentation: prctl/seccomp_filter
    On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Andrew Morton <> wrote:
    > On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 15:02:00 -0500
    > Will Drewry <> wrote:
    >> Documents how system call filtering using Berkeley Packet
    >> Filter programs works and how it may be used.
    >> Includes an example for x86 and a semi-generic
    >> example using a macro-based code generator.
    >> ...
    >> +Adding architecture support
    >> +-----------------------
    >> +
    >> +See arch/Kconfig for the authoritative requirements.  In general, if an
    >> +architecture supports both ptrace_event and seccomp, it will be able to
    >> +support seccomp filter with minor fixup: SIGSYS support and seccomp return
    >> +value checking.  Then it must just add CONFIG_HAVE_ARCH_SECCOMP_FILTER
    >> +to its arch-specific Kconfig.
    >> diff --git a/samples/Makefile b/samples/Makefile
    >> index 2f75851..5ef08bb 100644
    >> --- a/samples/Makefile
    >> +++ b/samples/Makefile
    > Oh good, I was going to ask about that.
    > Can we get this code into tools/testing/selftests?  That way people
    > will run it more often and it's more likely to be maintained as the
    > code evolves.

    I'm currently using a lightweight testsuite in addition to the
    samples. It's a little more oriented at pass/fail behavior. Would it
    be more appropriate to post those in addition to, or instead of,

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