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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/11] Security: Add hook to get full maclabel xattr name
    On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 07:32:47PM -0500, Dave Quigley wrote:
    > I can always go with the original hook name of get_security_xattr_name
    > which turns into a security_get_security_xattr_name call which seems a
    > bit ludicrous. The only other complaint that I saw from Casey besides
    > the name of the function was that there could be more than one xattr. If
    > we want to address that then I need another hook that says give me all
    > data that the LSM deems important for this file. Which is essentially
    > the same thing as taking each of the xattr names that the module will
    > provide, grabbing each of them in turn, and concatenating them together.
    > For SELinux this is no different than getsecurity with the selinux
    > suffix. The same goes for SMACK.

    What about Casey's suggestion of get_security_blob? For any reasonable
    module that just has a single xattr it's trivial and for those that
    have multiple or a different storage model it might get complicated
    but that's not our problem for now.

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