Subject: Re: verified executables
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: tech-security
Date: 01/27/2006 11:26:58
On Thu, Jan 26, 2006 at 10:05:55AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> Along those lines, it would be nice to have something like Mac OS X's  
> getattrlist(2) / setattrlist(2) so that we could have some  
> extensibility in this area.

Yes indeed they look like very useful system calls to have - I suppose
chflags(2) could then be just a wrapper call to setattrlist(2) since
chflags seems to be a subset of the setattrlist functionality.

Brett Lymn