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SubjectRe: Linux Security *Module* Framework (Was: LSM conversion to static interface)
On Fri, Oct 26, 2007 at 11:46:39AM +0200, Tilman Schmidt wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Oct 2007 19:56:47 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > I'm trying to compile a list of all known external modules and drivers
> > and work to get them included in the main kernel tree to help prevent
> > these kinds of things. If you know of any that are not on the list at:
> > http://linuxdriverproject.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/OutOfTreeDrivers
> > please feel free to add them, or email me with the needed information
> > and I will add them to the list.
>
> That's certainly helpful, but I still think there will always be
> a number of external modules that cannot be merged right now or at
> all, and deliberately making life difficult for out-of-tree code
> maintainers in order to coerce them into submitting their code for
> inclusion in the kernel will not work, it'll only create bad
> feelings.

Do you have examples of proof of this? Read
Documentation/stable_api_nonsense.txt for how we already make
out-of-tree code developer's lives hell :)

thanks,

greg k-h
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