Re: [PATCH] mm/mincore: allow for making sys_mincore() privileged

From: Michael Ellerman
Date: Mon Jan 07 2019 - 05:11:15 EST

Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Sat, Jan 5, 2019 at 3:16 PM Linus Torvalds
> <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> It goes back to forever, it looks like. I can't find a reason.
> mincore() was originally added in 2.3.52pre3, it looks like. Around
> 2000 or so. But sadly before the BK history.

Yeah, it's here in the commit titled "Import 2.3.52pre3" (takes a second
or two to load):

But no further detail.

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