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    SubjectRe: LSM conversion to static interface
    On Sun, 21 Oct 2007, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Sun, Oct 21, 2007 at 07:24:42PM -0700, Thomas Fricaccia wrote:
    > > As Sarbanes-Oxley and
    > > other regulatory laws require these customers to use "standard
    > > kernels", the result is a rather dreary form of vendor lock-in, where the
    > > security framework is coupled to the distribution.
    >
    > Wait, what?
    >
    > Since when does Sarbanes-Oxley decree that a company must use a
    > "standard kernel"? And just exactly what defines such "standard
    > kernel"? Can you point out where in that bill it requires such a thing?

    Simple, these days Sarbanes-Oxley is the default argument behind anything being
    pushed down your throat in a company.

    Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

    Geert

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