Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch
To: Izumi Tsutsui <email@example.com>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/08/2006 10:30:02
On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 10:11:45PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> BTW, is it really worth to check about overwriting disklabel
> in bounds_check_with_label()? I guess it's almost the only reason
> why RAW_PART shall be 3 (D partition) on ports which support MBR,
> and some ports (macppc etc.) don't have the check.
Im not sure if it's what you're asking, but we can't allow overwriting
of the disklabel at securelevel > 0, because that would allow overwriting
any other disk partition, which is forbidden for obvious reasons.
Thor Lancelot Simon email@example.com
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