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From: Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@kernel.org>
To: Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org>
Cc: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>, NeilBrown <neilb@suse.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	stable@vger.kernel.org, Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Jeff Vander Stoep <jeffv@google.com>,
	Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	benh@debian.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kmod: make request_module() return an error when autoloading is disabled
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 06:32:14 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200311063214.GM11244@42.do-not-panic.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <0256C870-590C-426A-B4DF-4C272E46B75F@joshtriplett.org>

On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 06:55:30AM +0100, Josh Triplett wrote:
> On March 11, 2020 5:32:21 AM GMT+01:00, Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@kernel.org> wrote:
> >On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 03:37:31PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote: 
> >> However, request_module() should also
> >> correctly return an error when it fails.  So let's make it return
> >> -ENOENT, which matches the error when the modprobe binary doesn't
> >exist.
> >
> >This is a user experience change though, and I wouldn't have on my
> >radar
> >who would use this, and expects the old behaviour. Josh, would you by
> >chance?
> 
> I don't think this affects userspace. But I'd suggest Ben Hutchings (CCed).

It doesn't, so yes no verififcation needed. Thanks the quick response though!

  Luis

  reply	other threads:[~2020-03-11  6:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-10 22:37 Eric Biggers
2020-03-11  4:32 ` Luis Chamberlain
2020-03-11  5:26   ` Eric Biggers
2020-03-11  6:31     ` Luis Chamberlain
2020-03-11 17:35       ` Eric Biggers
2020-03-11 18:00         ` Luis Chamberlain
2020-03-11 18:21           ` Eric Biggers
2020-03-11 18:40             ` Luis Chamberlain
2020-03-11  5:55   ` Josh Triplett
2020-03-11  6:32     ` Luis Chamberlain [this message]
2020-03-11 17:28 ` Kees Cook
2020-03-11 17:41   ` Eric Biggers
2020-03-11 17:50     ` Kees Cook
2020-03-11 18:01     ` Luis Chamberlain
2020-03-11 18:08       ` Eric Biggers

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