Subject: Re: kauth and access to process credentials
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/19/2007 09:16:03
On Sun, Feb 18, 2007 at 02:10:23PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> In particular every peice of code that needs to look at one of the
> process's uids ends up calling a function.
> This might be reasonable for LKMs, but for code that is linked into the
> main kernel image rather OTT.

I don't think it *matters* though. Is there any code path where it is
really sensitive to performance? And yes, this argument is exactly why I
prefered the original idea of just giving libkvm its local copy.