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Subject[PATCH v3 0/5] sysctl: few fixes
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I've been working on making kmod more deterministic, and as I did that
I couldn't help but notice a few issues with sysctl. My end goal was just
to fix unsigned int support, which back then was completely broken. Liping
Zhang has sent up small atomic fixes, however it still missed yet one more
fix and Alexey Dobriyan had also suggested to just drop array support given
its complexity.

I have inspected array support using Coccinelle and indeed its not that
popular, so if in fact we can avoid it for new interfaces, I agree its best.

I did develop a sysctl stress driver but will hold that off for another series.

Luis R. Rodriguez (5):
sysctl: fix lax sysctl_check_table() sanity check
sysctl: kdoc'ify sysctl_writes_strict
sysctl: fold sysctl_writes_strict checks into helper
sysctl: simplify unsigned int support
sysctl: add unsigned int range support

fs/proc/proc_sysctl.c | 26 ++++-
include/linux/sysctl.h | 3 +
kernel/sysctl.c | 304 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------
3 files changed, 293 insertions(+), 40 deletions(-)

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