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Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2011 12:47:59 -0800
From: "H. Peter Anvin" <>
To: Vasiliy Kulikov <>
CC: Eric Paris <>,,,,
        Alexey Dobriyan <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,,
        Linus Torvalds <>
Subject: Re: Re: [PATCH] proc: restrict access to /proc/interrupts

On 11/07/2011 12:11 PM, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote:
> My statement was about static files - /proc/{interrupts,meminfo,stat,cpuinfo}.
> They don't change during the system life.  /proc/$PID/* files are indeed
> dymanic and the first link in my quoted email was about addition of such
> mount options.

You didn't really get my point.  There are global nodes which are
dynamic, and more importantly the *set* changes across the system life.
 A global policy option is a lot easier to deal with for the vast
majority of users who don't need fine grain control.


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