Posted Sep 9, 2010 15:01 UTC (Thu) by Tobu
In reply to: revoke
Parent article: Where are the non-root X servers?
X isn't the general case, revoke() on a small set of devices is exactly what it needs.
Kernel interfaces should be introduced for a purpose. The trickier interface for mmapped files is a pointless distraction; there is a risk getting it wrong, a cost in maintaining it, and no obvious benefit in supporting it.
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