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Since Linux supports per-process namespaces, there ARE no globally absolute paths.
The AppArmor debate begins
Posted May 4, 2006 9:13 UTC (Thu) by renox (subscriber, #23785)
That each process can have a different view doesn't imply that there is no absolute path.
Posted May 4, 2006 16:58 UTC (Thu) by MenTaLguY (guest, #21879)
There is no real "absolute" path to a file because the kernel doesn't need it. Most interesting things happen at the filesystem/inode level.
(One of the reasons that people object to AppArmor is that it'd require pushing a lot of things up into dentry-land, when the whole system was designed around inodes.)
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