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Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:30:45 -0800
From: Andy Lutomirski <>
To: Alexey Gladkov <>
Cc: LKML <>, 
	Kernel Hardening <>, Linux API <>, 
	Linux FS Devel <>, 
	Linux Security Module <>, 
	Akinobu Mita <>, Alexander Viro <>, 
	Alexey Dobriyan <>, Andrew Morton <>, 
	Andy Lutomirski <>, Daniel Micay <>, 
	Djalal Harouni <>, "Dmitry V . Levin" <>, 
	"Eric W . Biederman" <>, Greg Kroah-Hartman <>, 
	Ingo Molnar <>, "J . Bruce Fields" <>, 
	Jeff Layton <>, Jonathan Corbet <>, 
	Kees Cook <>, Linus Torvalds <>, 
	Oleg Nesterov <>, Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v8 05/11] proc: add helpers to set and get proc hidepid
 and gid mount options

On Mon, Feb 10, 2020 at 7:06 AM Alexey Gladkov <> wrote:
> This is a cleaning patch to add helpers to set and get proc mount
> options instead of directly using them. This make it easy to track
> what's happening and easy to update in future.

On a cursory inspection, this looks like it obfuscates the code, and I
don't see where it does something useful later in the series.  What is
this abstraction for?


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