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SubjectRe: regression in 4.14-rc2 caused by apparmor: add base infastructure for socket mediation
On Thu, 26 Oct 2017, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 8:54 PM, James Morris <james.l.morris@oracle.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 26 Oct 2017, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >
> >> I'm *very* unhappy with the security layer as is
> >
> > What are you unhappy with?
>
> We had two big _fundamental_ problems this merge window:
>
> - untested code that clearly didn't do what it claimed it did, and
> which caused me to not even accept the main pull request
>
> - apparmor code that had a regression, where it took three weeks for
> that regression to be escalated to me simply because the developer was
> denying the regression.
>
> Tell me why I *shouldn't* be unhappy with the security layer?
>
> I shouldn't be in the situation where I start reviewing the code and
> go "that can't be right".
>
> And I *definitely* shouldn't be in the situation where I need to come
> in three weeks later and tell people what a regression is!

Agreed on both counts, and sorry for these problems.

--
James Morris
<james.l.morris@oracle.com>

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