Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 15:10:43 -0700 From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> To: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...otime.net>, Darren Hart <dvhart@...ux.intel.com>, Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>, Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, Jiri Kosina <jkosina@...e.cz>, David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>, "Serge E. Hallyn" <serge.hallyn@...onical.com>, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, spender@...ecurity.net, Linux Containers <containers@...ts.linux-foundation.org> Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] futex: mark get_robust_list as deprecated On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 3:06 PM, Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@...ssion.com> wrote: > Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> writes: > >> Notify get_robust_list users that the syscall is going away. > > Has anyone asked the question if the folks working on checkpoint/restart > are going to need this. > > This seems like important information to know if you want to checkpoint > a process. Hm, that might be true. But, I guess that's why it's lucky it's a separate patch. :) The first patch is still desirable, IMO. -Kees -- Kees Cook ChromeOS Security
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