[PATCH 0/1] mm_for_maps: simplify, use ptrace_may_access()

From: Oleg Nesterov
Date: Tue Jun 23 2009 - 18:40:31 EST

On 06/23, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Umm, I think I mentioned it before: if you really need to rename that
> beast please kill the ptrace part as we use it for all kinds of other
> things.

Agreed, it would be nice to rename (and move out of ptrace.c) but I am
not going to do this, I can't suggest the better naming.

But I think it would be nice to kill __ptrace_may_access() and use
ptrace_may_access() everywhere. ptrace_attach() is trivial, the only
other caller is mm_for_maps().


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