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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] security: remove security_sb_post_mountroot hook

    --- "H. Peter Anvin" <> wrote:

    > The security_sb_post_mountroot() hook is long-since obsolete, and is
    > fundamentally broken: it is never invoked if someone uses initramfs.
    > This is particularly damaging, because the existence of this hook has
    > been used as motivation for not using initramfs.
    > Stephen Smalley confirmed on 2007-07-19 that this hook was originally
    > used by SELinux but can now be safely removed:
    > Cc: Stephen Smalley <>
    > Cc: James Morris <>
    > Cc: Eric Paris <>
    > Cc: Chris Wright <>
    > Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <>

    It is also the case that Smack does not use this hook.
    It can be removed as far as I'm concerned.

    Casey Schaufler

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