Re: [PATCH v5 0/5] mm: introduce memfd_secret system call to create "secret" memory areas

From: Mike Rapoport
Date: Thu Sep 17 2020 - 02:10:51 EST

On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 04:20:20PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Sep 2020 10:35:34 +0300 Mike Rapoport <rppt@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > This is an implementation of "secret" mappings backed by a file descriptor.
> > I've dropped the boot time reservation patch for now as it is not strictly
> > required for the basic usage and can be easily added later either with or
> > without CMA.
> It seems early days for this, especially as regards reviewer buyin.
> But I'll toss it in there to get it some additional testing.


> A test suite in tools/testging/selftests/ would be helpful, especially
> for arch maintainers.

I'll look into it.

> I assume that user-facing manpage alterations are planned?

Of course.

Sincerely yours,