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SubjectRe: Binary only module overview
Hi Greg,

> Thank you for putting this up. It looks like they are placing hooks all
> through the kernel, much like the LSM patch does.

Yep, and I reckon that they could port their security module to the
LSM one within one week. I mentioned it to Peter Loscocco at OLS 2001
at the LSM BOF.

> And since they are patching the kernel to provide hooks for their
> security module, they should also release that security module source
> code to remain legal.

I don't know about GPL and kernel related rights but I can hardly
imagine a company that has a B1 certified product not to care well
about their other products to be on the right side of the law. I
can talk to them on thursday about this at the comdex/orbit showcase.
The outcome of your legality statement might be crucial for their
future business.

BTW, I recall the HP Linux which IMO also violates the GPL then, doesn't
Or does this differ in them providing the source code even for the LKMs
as opposite to argus which has binary only LKMs?

> Thanks again.

No problem, regards,
Roberto Nibali, ratz
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