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    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
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