Re: [PATCH] Smackv10: Smack rules grammar + their stateful parser

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On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 04:27:19PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Nov 2007, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > 
> > But if you want to match "one character" (like TOMOYO does) or want to 
> > check for printable characters except space (like Smack does) you must 
> > know whether the byte string 0xC3 0xA0 is the character à or a sequence 
> > of two characters with the second one being NBSP.
> No you don't. You just check the binary value, and decide that ' ', '\t' 
> and '\n' are special.
> Don't go get excited.

How should TOMOYO implement it's "match one character" in a pattern
(used to allow or deny access in a name-based MAC)?

> 		Linus



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        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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