Re: [PATCH] in-core AFS multiplexor and PAG support
Linus Torvalds (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tue, 13 May 2003 08:52:09 -0700 (PDT)
On Tue, 13 May 2003, David Howells wrote:
> (1) PAG (Process Authentication Group) support. A PAG is ID'd by a unique
> number, and is represented in memory as a structure that has a ring of
> associated authentication tokens.
> Each process can either be part of a PAG, or it can PAG-less - in which
> case it has no authentication tokens.
> Two new syscalls are added: setpag and getpag.
I think the code looks pretty horrible, but I think we'll need something
like this to keep track of keys. However, I'm not sure we should make this
a new structure - I think we should make the current "tsk->user" thing
_be_ the "PAG".
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