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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Early init for security modules
On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 10:20:00PM -0700, Chris Wright wrote:
> * Andi Kleen (ak@suse.de) wrote:
> >
> > It would work for x86-64. But why can't you use core_initcall() or
> > postcore_initcall() ?
>
> This is too late. Those are just for order in do_initcalls() which is
> well after some kernel threads have been created and filesystems have been
> mounted, etc. This patch allows statically linked modules to catch
> the creation of such kernel objects and give them all consistent labels.

I would give them a generic name then in case someone else needs that too,
like "early_initcalls"
May be useful for some architecture initialization for example.

-Andi
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