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Re: [PATCH] fexecve
On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 08:02:16PM +0100, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Thor Lancelot Simon <tls%panix.com@localhost> wrote:
> > What is this "opened for execution"? I don't see it in the open(2)
> > manual page
> Look for O_EXEC here:
Oof, they got it wrong. "Open for execute only" -> "deny read/write". What
was wanted was "Open for execute" -> "allow fexecve".
Defined the way they did it, the only reasonable
interpretation is that you can call fexecve() on a file descriptor
even if it was opened without this flag.
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