[PATCH v7 1/1] man-pages: seccomp.2: document syscall

Kees Cook keescook at chromium.org
Tue Jun 24 09:43:58 PDT 2014

On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 3:23 AM, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
<mtk.manpages at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 06/24/2014 12:01 AM, Kees Cook wrote:
>> Combines documentation from prctl, and in-kernel seccomp_filter.txt,
>> along with new details specific to the new syscall.
> Great work on the man page, Kees! (BTW, just looking at the complexity detailed
> there further supports the decision to grant this functionality as a separate
> syscall, rather than multiplexed into prctl(2).

Great, thanks!

> Would there be some suitable, not too long program that we
> could put in the man page as an example for using filters?

Sure thing. I can modify the "dropper" sample in samples/seccomp. I
will resend the man-page with that added.



Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security

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