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SubjectRe: [PATCH V6 07/10] sched: add a macro to ref all CLONE_NEW* flags
On 15/04/17, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 03:35:54AM -0400, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> > Added the macro CLONE_NEW_MASK_ALL to refer to all CLONE_NEW* flags.
>
> A wee bit about why might be nice..

It makes the following patch much cleaner to read:
[PATCH V6 08/10] fork: audit on creation of new namespace(s)
https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/4/17/50

I was hoping it might also make a lot of other code cleaner, but most of
the other places where multiple CLONE_NEW* flags are used, not all six
are used together, but only 5 are used. Ok, so it is helpful in 1 of 3:

It would actually be useful in check_unshare_flags():
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/blob/v3.17/kernel/fork.c#L1791

but not in copy_namespaces() or unshare_nsproxy_namespaces():
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/blob/v3.17/kernel/nsproxy.c#L130
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/blob/v3.17/kernel/nsproxy.c#L183

- RGB

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