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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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