Subject: Re: chroot(2)
To: NetBSD Kernel Technical Discussion List <>
From: Paul A Vixie <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/05/1998 11:23:13
> > I was thinking about related issues earlier.  For orthogonality, it
> > might be convenient to have an "fexec" syscall that gets the text vnode
> > from a file descriptor-reference.

this would be really interesting, since it would allow one to exec a file
that had no directory entries pointing at it.  i can imagine both good and
evil uses for that.