Re: [PATCH-V3!][2.1.71] BSD revoke() syscall

Richard Henderson (
Thu, 11 Dec 1997 11:27:50 -0800

On Thu, Dec 11, 1997 at 04:12:09PM +0000, Chris Evans wrote:
> In the above scenario, can the suspicously useful sounding inode->i_mmap
> help us in any way, to forcibly unmap any areas based on a revoke()'d fd?

Not really -- you can close the file descriptor after it has been
mapped. If you want to revoke mappings as well, I believe you've
got to walk the vmas of every process.