[PATCH v2 02/11] LSM: fix documentation for the syslog hook

Denis Efremov efremov at ispras.ru
Tue Feb 26 20:49:03 UTC 2019

The syslog hook was changed in the commit
"capabilities/syslog: open code cap_syslog logic to
fix build failure" (12b3052c3ee8). The argument @from_file
was removed from the hook. This patch updates the
documentation for the syslog hook accordingly.

Signed-off-by: Denis Efremov <efremov at ispras.ru>
 include/linux/lsm_hooks.h | 3 +--
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h b/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h
index 1a01383403b3..3f0a0e2c5fba 100644
--- a/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h
+++ b/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h
@@ -1275,8 +1275,7 @@
  *	Check permission before accessing the kernel message ring or changing
  *	logging to the console.
  *	See the syslog(2) manual page for an explanation of the @type values.
- *	@type contains the type of action.
- *	@from_file indicates the context of action (if it came from /proc).
+ *	@type contains the SYSLOG_ACTION_* constant from <include/linux/syslog.h>
  *	Return 0 if permission is granted.
  * @settime:
  *	Check permission to change the system time.

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