[PATCH v9 11/13] powerpc: select HAVE_SECCOMP_FILTER and provide seccomp_execve

Will Drewry wad at chromium.org
Mon Nov 28 12:45:45 EST 2011

On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 6:14 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
<benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-08-30 at 15:28 +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>> On Thu, 2011-06-23 at 19:36 -0500, Will Drewry wrote:
>> > Facilitate the use of CONFIG_SECCOMP_FILTER by wrapping compatibility
>> > system call numbering for execve and selecting HAVE_SECCOMP_FILTER.
>> >
>> > v9: rebase on to bccaeafd7c117acee36e90d37c7e05c19be9e7bf
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Will Drewry <wad at chromium.org>
>> Seen these around for a while ... :-)
>> I don't see a harm in the patches per-se tho I haven't reviewed the
>> actual seccomp filter stuff and it's good (or bad) behaviour on ppc.
> Did that stuff every got anywhere ? I don't see HAVE_SECCOMP_FILTER
> upsteam ... should I just drop the powerpc patch from patchwork ?

Thanks for following up! At present, it stalled out, so I think it'd
make sense to just drop it.  I will repost the series soon-ish and see
if any progress can be made.  [I've explored a number of alternative
approaches and still think something along the seccomp_filter lines is
still rational.]


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