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SubjectRe: [PATCH] module,bug: Add TAINT_OOT_MODULE flag for modules not built in-tree
On 10/24/11 06:12, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> Use of the GPL or a compatible licence doesn't necessarily make the code
> any good. We already consider staging modules to be suspect, and this
> should also be true for out-of-tree modules which may receive very
> little review.
>
> Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
> ---
> Debian has been carrying this for the last few kernel versions. The
> recent thread '[RFC] virtualbox tainting.' and discussions at KS suggest
> that this might be more generally useful.
>
> Ben.
>
> include/linux/kernel.h | 1 +
> kernel/module.c | 5 +++++
> kernel/panic.c | 2 ++
> scripts/mod/modpost.c | 7 +++++++
> 4 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

Hi,

Please add 'O' to Documentation/oops-tracing.txt.

Thanks.

> diff --git a/include/linux/kernel.h b/include/linux/kernel.h
> index 46ac9a5..2c05967 100644
> --- a/include/linux/kernel.h
> +++ b/include/linux/kernel.h
> @@ -369,6 +369,7 @@ extern enum system_states {
> #define TAINT_WARN 9
> #define TAINT_CRAP 10
> #define TAINT_FIRMWARE_WORKAROUND 11
> +#define TAINT_OOT_MODULE 12
>
> extern const char hex_asc[];
> #define hex_asc_lo(x) hex_asc[((x) & 0x0f)]
> diff --git a/kernel/module.c b/kernel/module.c
> index 04379f92..c0872f1 100644
> --- a/kernel/module.c
> +++ b/kernel/module.c
> @@ -2487,6 +2487,9 @@ static int check_modinfo(struct module *mod, struct load_info *info)
> return -ENOEXEC;
> }
>
> + if (!get_modinfo(info, "intree"))
> + add_taint_module(mod, TAINT_OOT_MODULE);
> +
> if (get_modinfo(info, "staging")) {
> add_taint_module(mod, TAINT_CRAP);
> printk(KERN_WARNING "%s: module is from the staging directory,"
> @@ -3257,6 +3260,8 @@ static char *module_flags(struct module *mod, char *buf)
> buf[bx++] = '(';
> if (mod->taints & (1 << TAINT_PROPRIETARY_MODULE))
> buf[bx++] = 'P';
> + else if (mod->taints & (1 << TAINT_OOT_MODULE))
> + buf[bx++] = 'O';
> if (mod->taints & (1 << TAINT_FORCED_MODULE))
> buf[bx++] = 'F';
> if (mod->taints & (1 << TAINT_CRAP))
> diff --git a/kernel/panic.c b/kernel/panic.c
> index d7bb697..b2659360 100644
> --- a/kernel/panic.c
> +++ b/kernel/panic.c
> @@ -177,6 +177,7 @@ static const struct tnt tnts[] = {
> { TAINT_WARN, 'W', ' ' },
> { TAINT_CRAP, 'C', ' ' },
> { TAINT_FIRMWARE_WORKAROUND, 'I', ' ' },
> + { TAINT_OOT_MODULE, 'O', ' ' },
> };
>
> /**
> @@ -194,6 +195,7 @@ static const struct tnt tnts[] = {
> * 'W' - Taint on warning.
> * 'C' - modules from drivers/staging are loaded.
> * 'I' - Working around severe firmware bug.
> + * 'O' - Out-of-tree module has been loaded.
> *
> * The string is overwritten by the next call to print_tainted().
> */
> diff --git a/scripts/mod/modpost.c b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
> index a509ff8..2bd594e 100644
> --- a/scripts/mod/modpost.c
> +++ b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
> @@ -1849,6 +1849,12 @@ static void add_header(struct buffer *b, struct module *mod)
> buf_printf(b, "};\n");
> }
>
> +static void add_intree_flag(struct buffer *b, int is_intree)
> +{
> + if (is_intree)
> + buf_printf(b, "\nMODULE_INFO(intree, \"Y\");\n");
> +}
> +
> static void add_staging_flag(struct buffer *b, const char *name)
> {
> static const char *staging_dir = "drivers/staging";
> @@ -2169,6 +2175,7 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
> buf.pos = 0;
>
> add_header(&buf, mod);
> + add_intree_flag(&buf, !external_module);
> add_staging_flag(&buf, mod->name);
> err |= add_versions(&buf, mod);
> add_depends(&buf, mod, modules);


--
~Randy
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