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SubjectRe: [PATCH try #3] security: Convert LSM into a static interface
On 7/19/07, Alan Cox <> 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 preece
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