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SubjectRe: Connector: Filesystem Events Connector v3
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On Fri, 2006-03-24 at 22:14 +0800, yang.y.yi@gmail.com wrote:
> On 3/24/06, David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:
> > From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>
> > Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 07:59:01 +0100
> >
> > > then make the syslog part optional.. if it's not already!
> >
> > Regardless I still think the filesystem events connector is a useful
> > facility.
> >
> > Audit just has way too much crap in it, and it's so much nicer to have
> > tiny modules that are optimized for specific areas of activity over
> > something like audit that tries to do everything.
> >
> the filesystem events connector is small and has low overhead, it only
> focuses on
> activities in the filesystem

... so much that it's not useful for antivirus at least.
And your claim that audit has big overhead.. can you substantiate that?
I mean, this code has big overhead too in principle, the biggest
bottleneck is the sending-to-userspace, and that's the same in both.


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