From: Sam Vilain (sam_at_vilain.net)
Date: Fri 09 May 2003 - 15:07:51 BST
On Fri, 02 May 2003 01:54, you wrote:
> The time loss problem should only be a problem when those number
> of addresses are assigned. If you allocate space for 64 but only
> assign 4 addresses, the kernel shouldn't search all 64 slots so
> the computational issues are only a factor in those applications
> taking advantage of the facility to that extent. OTOH... By having
> a static structure like this, we are allocation kernel space memory
> which is only rarely used (the additional space) for certain specific
> applications. Perhaps it should be "run time definable" much along
Only one structure per security context. Not that bad, really.
> the line of MAX_FILES or such. Set a sysctl or proc variable to
> set the size.
Probably just auto-size it when you chbind().
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