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Re: [stable] [PATCH 2/2] x86-64: seccomp: fix 32/64 syscall hole

To: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
Subject: Re: [stable] [PATCH 2/2] x86-64: seccomp: fix 32/64 syscall hole
From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2009 09:54:33 -0800
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>, Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, x86@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org, sparclinux@vger.kernel.org, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>, stable@kernel.org
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On Sat, 28 Feb 2009 09:46:01 -0800
Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 09:23:36AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > On Fri, 27 Feb 2009, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > > But here is the patch you asked for.
> > 
> > Yes, this looks much more straightforward. 
> > 
> > And I guess the seccomp interaction means that this is potentially
> > a 2.6.29 thing. Not that I know whether anybody actually _uses_
> > seccomp. It does seem to be enabled in at least Fedora kernels, but
> > it might not be used anywhere.
> 
> It's enabled in SuSE kernels.
> 

but are there users of it?
I thought Andrea stopped the cpushare thing that was the only user of
this....


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