Re: [patch 1/4] Add routine for generating an ID for kernel pointer

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Wed Dec 28 2011 - 04:39:44 EST

On Wed, 28 Dec 2011 11:42:14 +0400 Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Maybe we could simply extend prctl then?

I'd suggest a syscall. prctl is a big crap bucket and this thing has
simple, well defined semantics. syscalls are cheap.

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