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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] Security subsystem updates for 4.14
On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 1:25 PM, Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 12:09 AM, Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> wrote:
>>
>> But yes, for the init-time integrity_read_file this is incorrect.
>> It never tripped up, and I explicitly added the lockdep annotations
>> so that anything would show up, and it's been half a year since
>> I sent that first RFC patch..
>
> I don't think anybody actually tests linux-next kernels in any big
> way, and the automated tests that do get run probably don't run with
> any integrity checking enabled.
>
> Which is why I actually look at the code when merging unexpected stuff.
>
> This is also why I tend to prefer getting multiple branches for
> independent things.
>
> Now the whole security pull will be ignored because of this thing. I
> refuse to pull garbage where I notice major fundamental problems in
> code that has obviously never ever been tested.

Is it time to start sending pull request for each LSM and thing under
security/ directly? I'm not sure I have a strong preference either
way, I just don't want to see the SELinux changes ignored during the
merge window.

--
paul moore
www.paul-moore.com

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