Subject: Re: kern/36385: systrace and non-existent files
To: None <>
From: Michael Piotrowski <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 05/24/2007 20:10:41

On 2007-05-24, Elad Efrat <> wrote:

>> I have received the following comment from Elad Efrat <> in
>> reply to my posting on tech-kern (apparently he only sent it to me, not
>> to the list):
>> | I added a systrace-specific realpath() to solve this problem, so the
>> | realpath in libc can remain as-is, and the realpath systrace needs can
>> | work as it expects. however, I can't debug right now because systrace
>> | keeps panicing for after the newlock2 merge. so...
>  and thank you very much for posting mail sent to you personally to
>  a public list without approval. you just guaranteed I won't be touching
>  this issue at all.

I'm terribly sorry for this.

Since your message to me was in response to my posting to the mailing
list, and since it only contained a statement about an interesting
approach and no personal or confidential information, I thought you had
either *intended* to send it to the list, and you had just sent it to me
by mistake (doing a reply instead of a followup, which can easily
happen), or that you had also posted it to the list and I had missed the
posting (not unlikely either, due to strange mail filtering at my work

Obviously it was me who was mistaken.  Please accept my sincere

Michael Piotrowski, M.A.                               <>
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