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Date:	Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:09:54 +0000
From:	Aaron Tomlin <>
To:	Andi Kleen <>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <>,
	Kees Cook <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Rik van Riel <>, Mel Gorman <>,
	Andrew Shewmaker <>,
	Li Zefan <>,
	Dario Faggioli <>,
	Dave Hansen <>,
	Wanpeng Li <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>,
	Eric Dumazet <>,
	Willem de Bruijn <>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <>,
	Pavel Emelyanov <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] sysctl: fix incorrect write position handling

On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 06:56:34PM -0700, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > 
> > Why are we fixing this?
> Also sysctl writes are root only anyways.
> Protecting root against root? Seems odd.
> -Andi

I agree. I don't see the point here.


Aaron Tomlin
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