Re: [PATCH] scm: fold __scm_send() into scm_send()

From: David S. Miller
Date: Mon Mar 20 2006 - 18:27:02 EST

From: Chris Wright <chrisw@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 13:36:36 -0800

> The point of Catherine's original patch was to make sure there's always
> a security identifier associated with AF_UNIX messages. So receiver
> can always check it (same as having credentials even w/out sender
> control message passing them). Now we will have garbage for sid.

I'm seriously considering backing out Catherine's AF_UNIX patch from
the net-2.6.17 tree before submitting it to Linus later today so that
none of this crap goes in right now.

It appears that this needs a lot more sorting out, so for now that's
probably the right thing to do.
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