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Date: Wed,  8 Sep 2010 12:00:42 +0900 (JST)
From: KOSAKI Motohiro <>
To: Roland McGrath <>
        Linus Torvalds <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,,,
        Solar Designer <>,
        Kees Cook <>, Al Viro <>,
        Oleg Nesterov <>, Neil Horman <>,,,
        "Brad Spengler <> Eugene Teo" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] execve argument-copying fixes

> This is my take on parts of the execve large arguments copying issues
> that Kees posted about, and Brad and others have been discussing.
> I've only looked at the narrow area of the argument copying code
> itself.  I think these are good and necessary fixes.  But I'm not
> addressing the whole OOM killer/mm accounting issue, which also needs
> to be fixed (and I have the impression others are already looking into that).
> The following changes since commit d56557af19867edb8c0e96f8e26399698a08857f:
>   Merge branch 'for-linus' of git:// (2010-09-07 16:00:17 -0700)
> are available in the git repository at:
>   git:// topic/exec-fixes
> Roland McGrath (3):
>       setup_arg_pages: diagnose excessive argument size
>       execve: improve interactivity with large arguments
>       execve: make responsive to SIGKILL with large arguments
>  fs/exec.c |   14 ++++++++++++++
>  1 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

All of changes looks nice to me :)
	Reviewed-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <>

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