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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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when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds
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