final decision about *at syscalls
rdivacky at FreeBSD.org
Thu Dec 27 08:12:46 PST 2007
> Considering Robert's paper on security race problems in things like systrace
> stemming from when you copy parameters out of userland and into the kernel
> multiple times, I think #2 is definitely the better choice. Also, namei() is
> already thread aware AFAICT since 'struct componentname' already contains a
> 'cnp_thread' member (was 'cnp_proc' in 4.x).
two strong voices for #2, I am going that way...
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