lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2007]   [Jul]   [19]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH try #3] security: Convert LSM into a static interface
On 7/19/07, Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
>
> > Please distinguish between "cater to" and "support". If the kernel
> > didn't worry about supporting out-of-tree code, then why would there
> > be loadable module at all?
>
> Memory usage, flexibility, debugging.
>
> Module support was not added for external modules.
>

Code that is being debugged is, often [usually, I hope], out-of-tree
code, though it may be aimed at future inclusion.

However, I do agree that there is value to having loadable modules for
in-tree functionality, too.

scott
--
scott preece
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2007-07-19 15:33    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans