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SubjectRE: [PATCH v7 0/7] Add support for O_MAYEXEC
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 10:11:53PM +0200, Mickaël Salaün wrote:
> > It seems that there is no more complains nor questions. Do you want me
> > to send another series to fix the order of the S-o-b in patch 7?
> There is a major question regarding the API design and the choice of
> hooking that stuff on open(). And I have not heard anything resembling
> a coherent answer.

To me O_MAYEXEC is just the wrong name.
The bit would be (something like) O_INTERPRET to indicate
what you want to do with the contents.

The kernel 'policy' then decides whether that needs 'r-x'
access or whether 'r--' access in enough.

I think that is what you 100 line comment in 0/n means.


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