[lkml]   [2005]   [Feb]   [11]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: 2.6.11-rc3-mm2
>RT-LSM introduces architectural problems in the form of bogus API. And

that may be true of LSM, but not RT-LSM in particular. RT-LSM doesn't
introduce *any* API whatsoever - it simply allows software to call
various existing APIs (mostly from POSIX) and have them not fail as
result of not being root and/or not running on a capabilities-enabled
kernel without the required caps.

No audio apps "use" RT-LSM in any way - it just lets them do things
they otherwise could not do. And all the alternatives to RT-LSM have
this feature as well - controlling rlimits won't be done by the audio
apps, but by some part of the security infrastructure.

>it's implemented as an LSM is meaningless if Redhat and SuSE ship it
>on by default.

We haven't encouraged anyone to ship anything with it on by default:
the idea is for the module to be present and usable, not turned on.


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 14:10    [W:0.056 / U:5.648 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site