Re: [patch] honour MNT_NOEXEC for access()

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On Sat, 2006-10-07 at 23:14 +0400, Stas Sergeev wrote:
> Hello.
> Ulrich Drepper wrote:
> >> Now, as the access(X_OK) is fixed, would it be
> >> feasible for to start using it?
> > Just must be kidding.  No access control can be reliably implemented at
> > userlevel.  There is no point starting something as stupid as this.
> But in this case how can you ever solve the
> problem of executing the binaries for which
> the user does not have an exec permission?
> Yes, the userspace apps usually should not enforce
> the kernel's access control,


>  but seems to be
> the special case - it is a kernel helper after all,

in what way is special in ANY way?

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