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Re: [libvirt] [PATCHv2 10/15] security: add new virSecurityManagerSetChildProcessLabel API

On 02/12/2013 01:15 PM, Laine Stump wrote:
> The existing virSecurityManagerSetProcessLabel() API is designed so
> that it must be called after forking the child process, but before
> exec'ing the child. Due to the way the virCommand API works, that
> means it needs to be put in a "hook" function that virCommand is told
> to call out to at that time.

> With this new API in place, we will be able to remove
> virSecurityManagerSetProcessLabel() from any virCommand pre-exec
> hooks.
> (Unfortunately, the LXC driver uses clone() rather than virCommand, so
> it can't take advantage of this new security driver API, meaning that
> we need to keep around the older virSecurityManagerSetProcessLabel(),
> at least for now.)
> ---
> Change from V1: rebased, Copyright dates simplified.


Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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