Re: [PATCH 2/3] fs/binfmts: Better handling of binfmt loops

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Jul 30 2013 - 17:04:56 EST

On Thu, 25 Jul 2013 08:40:44 -0700 Zach Levis <zml@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> With these changes, when a binfmt loop is encountered,
> the ELOOP will propogate back to the 0 depth. At this point the
> argv and argc values will be reset to what they were originally and an
> attempt is made to continue with the following binfmt handlers.

hm, why? What problem does this fix? What value does the change offer
to our users?

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