Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/bin/systrace
To: Dave Huang <>
From: Elad Efrat <>
List: source-changes
Date: 08/11/2005 00:40:14
Dave Huang wrote:

> FWIW, my interpretation of the manual ("Evaluates to true if the
> system call argument is a subpath of cmdstring") agrees with Niels. It
> doesn't say "subdirs," it says "subpath." "/usr" is a subpath of
> "/usr/home/elad", in the sense of being a substring. However, it's not
> a subdirectory. The term "subpath" is a bit confusing though. Perhaps
> the term "parent path" is better?

I modified the way it works based on a PR. I also believe that it makes
much more sense to have "inpath" working as a function of directory
hierarchy and not substrings.

I'd expect people who had their policies broken report this sooner
than a month and a half after the commit.. but oh well. I'll revert the


Elad Efrat
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