merged linux keyring code

Kevin Coffman kwc at
Tue Oct 3 12:14:56 EDT 2006

On 10/3/06, Sam Hartman <hartmans at> wrote:
> >>>>> "Kevin" == Kevin Coffman <kwc at> writes:
>     >> Questions:
>     >>
>     >> In start_seq_get, it appears that the iterator will process no
>     >> more than the number of keys that existed when resolve was
>     >> called.  (Plus one, potentially, because of the magic entry
>     >> holding the principal name.)  Perhaps it should use
>     >> key_read_alloc instead?
>     Kevin> Actually, numkeys is updated in store_cred() and should
>     Kevin> always be up-to-date.  I probably could have implemented
>     Kevin> remove_cred() and updated the numkeys count there too, but
>     Kevin> does anything depend on it doing anything?
> What happens when someone else in another process stores a credential?

I'll come up with a patch for this...

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