lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Oct]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove sys_security
On Mon, Oct 21, 2002 at 02:54:33PM +0100, Mike Wray wrote:
> I'm not sure the case for removal has been made. Some potential problems
> with the LSM security syscall have been pointed out. Isn't it better to
> consider
> fixes instead of ditching the syscall?

The conceptual wrong design was pointed out, yes. It's not fixable
without rplacing it with a proper design of the security module entry
points.

> Won't the absence of the syscall just result
> in even worse code being used? Presumably SELinux will have to implement
> the syscall functionality some other way.

Unlike this hook there is a chance we can review their new creations when
they ask for inclusion.

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:30    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site