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Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2023 18:45:21 +0200
From: Samuel Thibault <>
To: Günther Noack <>
Cc: Greg KH <>,
	Hanno Böck <>,,
	Kees Cook <>,
	Jiri Slaby <>,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <>,
	Paul Moore <>,
	David Laight <>,
	Simon Brand <>,
	Dave Mielke <>,
	Mickaël Salaün <>,
	KP Singh <>,
	Nico Schottelius <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/1] Restrict access to TIOCLINUX

Günther Noack, le lun. 28 août 2023 18:41:16 +0200, a ecrit:
> The number of affected programs should be much lower than it was the case for
> TIOCSTI (as TIOCLINUX only applies to virtual terminals), and even in the
> TIOCLINUX case, only a handful of legitimate use cases were mentioned.  (BRLTTY,
> tcsh, Emacs, special versions of "mail").  I have high confidence that GPM is
> the only existing usage of that copy-and-paste feature.

BRLTTY also uses it. It is also admin, so your change is fine :)

FI, is a very convenient tool to check
what FOSS might be using something.


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