On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 05:15:08PM -0500, Jeremy C. Reed wrote: > 1) Trying to understand sysctl_createv ... in > src/sys/secmodel/bsd44/secmodel_bsd44.c I see: > > sysctl_createv(clog, 0, &rnode, NULL, > CTLFLAG_PERMANENT|CTLFLAG_READWRITE, > CTLTYPE_INT, "curtain", NULL, > NULL, 0, &secmodel_bsd44_curtain, 0, > CTL_CREATE, CTL_EOL); > > ... > > sysctl_createv(clog, 0, &rnode, NULL, > CTLFLAG_PERMANENT|CTLFLAG_READWRITE, > CTLTYPE_INT, "curtain", > SYSCTL_DESCR("Curtain information about objects to " > "users not owning them."), > NULL, 0, &secmodel_bsd44_curtain, 0, > CTL_CREATE, CTL_EOL); > > What is this "curtain" twice? (One without description.) > > tx:netbsd$ sysctl -dA security | head -7 > security: Security > security.curtain: (no description) ^^^^^^^ That's the first one > security.models: (no description) > security.models.bsd44: Traditional NetBSD Security model, derived from 4.4BSD > security.models.bsd44.name: (no description) > security.models.bsd44.securelevel: System security level > security.models.bsd44.curtain: Curtain information about objects to users ^^^^^^^ That's the second one. Now, why are there two of them? No clue. > not owning them. > > 2) Also what uses the SYSCTL_SETUP description argument? Debug purposes (optins SYSCTL_DEBUG_SETUP). -- Quentin Garnier - cube%cubidou.net@localhost - cube%NetBSD.org@localhost "See the look on my face from staying too long in one place [...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling" KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.
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