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SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove sys_security


On Thu, 17 Oct 2002, Greg KH wrote:

> Yes, it's a big switch, but what do you propose otherwise? SELinux
> would need a _lot_ of different security calls, which would be fine, but

... or somebody willing to <gasp> try and come up with decent API.
Had you reviewed their extra syscalls, BTW? Do it - and remove
sharp objects before that...

> we don't want to force every security module to try to go through the
> process of getting their own syscalls.

... or, heaven forbid, actually designing interfaces instead of putting
together piles of kludges. Can't have it...

> And other subsystems in the kernel do the same thing with their syscall,
> like networking, so there is a past history of this usage.

Overloadable by arbitrary protocol family driver? Where?

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