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From: Brian Gerst <>
To: Vadim Lobanov <>
Subject: Re: modprobe_path & hotplug_path
Date: Sat, 22 May 2004 18:13:50 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Vadim Lobanov wrote:
> Hi,
> Just wanted to inquire about something curious that I saw in the kernel 
> subtree...
> Currently modprobe_path and hotplug_path are declared as "char ...[256]", 
> though it seems to me (unless I've missed something), that they only ever 
> hold "/sbin/modprobe" and "/sbin/hotplug", respectively. Any reason why we 
> couldn't simply declare them "char ...[]", and let them be sized 
> appropriately?
> Let me know if I've missed something.
> Thanks,
> Vadim Lobanov

Because userspace can change them.

				Brian Gerst

  parent reply	other threads:[~2004-05-22 22:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2004-05-22 22:05 Vadim Lobanov
2004-05-22 22:11 ` Scott C. Batura
2004-05-22 22:13 ` Brian Gerst [this message]
2004-05-22 22:30 ` modprobe_path & hotplug_path Horst von Brand

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