Subject: Re: How kauth can make meaningful decisions about passthru ioctls
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Elad Efrat <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/30/2006 19:01:16
Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2006, at 3:36 AM, Elad Efrat wrote:
>> does it make sense to pass all of the above together in a single
>> request? I would like to avoid bit-fields in kauth(9).
> Don't be too stubborn about avoiding bitfields -- the vnode scope will
> use them.

yes, I know. for some reason I thought there was an explicit note
about the vnode scope and its use of bitfields, but looking again I
see this note was for having the *action* as a bitfield, so, I'm not
worried. :)


Elad Efrat