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    SubjectRe: Out of tree module using LSM
    On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 11:36:12AM -0500, Jon Masters wrote:
    > On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 17:07 -0800, Greg KH wrote:
    > > The easiest way is as Al described above, just have the userspace
    > > program that wrote the file to disk, check it then.
    > But the problem is that this isn't just Samba, this is a countless
    > myriad of different applications. And if one of them doesn't support
    > on-access scanning, then the whole solution isn't worth using.

    Ok, which specific applications do they care about? Last time I asked
    it was still limited to a very small handful, all of which would be
    trivial to add such a hook to.

    > > There are some nice SAMBA plugins that do just that already out there...
    > That's really not the problem :-)

    Yes it is. That's all you want to catch, when a Windows machine wants
    to access a file on a SAMBA server. Do the check then, in userspace.

    Believe me, I've been over and over and over and over this before...


    greg k-h
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