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Date:   Mon, 25 May 2020 10:16:26 +0200
From:   Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
To:     "Karstens, Nate" <Nate.Karstens@...min.com>
Cc:     James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@...senPartnership.com>,
        Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>,
        Alexander Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
        Jeff Layton <jlayton@...nel.org>,
        "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@...ldses.org>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Richard Henderson <rth@...ddle.net>,
        Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@...assic.park.msu.ru>,
        Matt Turner <mattst88@...il.com>, Helge Deller <deller@....de>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        David Laight <David.Laight@...lab.com>,
        "linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-arch@...r.kernel.org" <linux-arch@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-alpha@...r.kernel.org" <linux-alpha@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-parisc@...r.kernel.org" <linux-parisc@...r.kernel.org>,
        "sparclinux@...r.kernel.org" <sparclinux@...r.kernel.org>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Changli Gao <xiaosuo@...il.com>,
        "a.josey@...ngroup.org" <a.josey@...ngroup.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] Implement close-on-fork

Hi!

> 
> If the feedback from the community is truly and finally that system() should not be used in these applications, then is there support for updating the man page to better communicate that?
> 

Clarifying documenation might be the best way forward. Note you'd have
to do that anyway, since people would not know about O_CLOFORK without
pointers in documentation.

Best regards,
									Pavel
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