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SubjectRe: [PATCHv7 0/3] syscalls,x86: Add execveat() system call
On Fri,  7 Nov 2014 17:01:01 +0000 David Drysdale <drysdale@google.com> wrote:

> This patch set adds execveat(2) for x86, and is derived from Meredydd
> Luff's patch from Sept 2012 (https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/9/11/528).
>
> The primary aim of adding an execveat syscall is to allow an
> implementation of fexecve(3) that does not rely on the /proc
> filesystem, at least for executables (rather than scripts). The
> current glibc version of fexecve(3) is implemented via /proc, which
> causes problems in sandboxed or otherwise restricted environments.

Have the relevant glibc people seen/reviewed/liked this?


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