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SubjectRe: Linux Security *Module* Framework (Was: LSM conversion to static interface)
Am 25.10.2007 00:31 schrieb Adrian Bunk:
> Generally, the goal is to get external modules included into the kernel.
> [...] even though it might sound harsh breaking
> external modules and thereby making people aware that their code should
> get into the kernel is IMHO a positive point.

This argument seems to start from the assumption that any externally
maintained kernel code *can* get into the kernel, which doesn't stand
up to reality. Once you admit that there is code which, for very good
reasons, won't ever be accepted into the mainline kernel tree, what you
are saying amounts to: "Code that isn't fit to be included in the
mainline kernel isn't fit to exist at all."

I'm not sure I can agree with that.

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