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SubjectRe: What went wrong with LSM, was: Re: [BK PATCH] LSM changes for 2.5.59
Pete Zaitcev wrote:

>I used to be super irritated by separate lists. Now I'm a member
>of linux-usb-devel, uml-devel, sparclinux, and god knows what else.
>Yes, they are unavoidable. Still, it is important to keep linux-kernel
>at least somewhat informed. IMHO.
>
LKML was kept at least somewhat informed, IMHO:

* LSM announced April 11, 2001
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=98695004126478&w=4>
* Should there be separate lists for module development?
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=98695659813419&w=4>
o Probably
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=98701977623500&w=4>
* Discussion of the "DAC-out" design option appears in LKML July 12,
2001
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=99497020101496&w=4>
* LSM entangled in discussion of whether binary-only modules should
be permitted, September 24, 2001
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=100134989121896&w=4>
* Syscall 223 provisionally reserved for LSM
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=100255709403906&w=4>
* LSM mentioned as related to extended attributes project
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=100509197600341&w=4>
* Does LSM conflict with accessfs? January 16, 2002
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=101120760212957&w=4>
o No, it does not
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=101138310816232&w=4>
* LSM in Guillaume's big list of 2.5 stuff, January 23, 2002
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=101176727007672&w=4>
* LSM in Marc-Christian Petersen's forked kernel, May 21, 2002
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=102201919806027&w=4>
* LSM interfacing to extended attributes, June 28, 2002
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=102527059400830&w=4>
* First LSM patch into Linus' tree, July 16, 2002
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=102677797911383&w=4>
o There are lots of these subsequently, so I won't cite them all
* Racing with module load/unload affects LSM too, September 12, 2002
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=103181033207587&w=4>
* HCH takes issue with LSM, September 26, 2002
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=103307580006067&w=4>
* LSM hook style changes from low-cost hooks to no-cost configurable
hooks, October 16, 2002
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=103472694817532&w=4>
* LSM and GPL requirement for modules, October 17, 2002
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=103486544115996&w=4>
* Remove the LSM sys_security call, October 17, 2002
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=103488104604175&w=4>
* LSM changed so that module does not have to provision every hook
by providing a default action, December 1, 2002
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=103872797618899&w=4>
* The start of this flame-war, February 5, 2002
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=104441899708408&w=4>

Crispin

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