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authorJesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@gmail.com>2005-09-06 15:17:50 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2005-09-07 16:57:35 -0700
commit720a845911097cea1394fe7abb2c9efa76e32715 (patch)
treeab2730e53c4f6661184ab2685dbab8ee63f5e8f1 /Documentation/exception.txt
parent97de50c0add1e8f3b4e764c66a13c07235fee631 (diff)
[PATCH] remove verify_area(): remove or edit references to verify_area in Documentation/
Remove (or edit) remaining references to the now dead verify_area() function from files in Documentation/. Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/exception.txt b/Documentation/exception.txt
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@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ To protect itself the kernel has to verify this address.
In older versions of Linux this was done with the
int verify_area(int type, const void * addr, unsigned long size)
+function (which has since been replaced by access_ok()).
This function verified that the memory area starting at address
addr and of size size was accessible for the operation specified