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SubjectRe: 2.6.11-rc3-mm2
On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 12:49:04PM -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
> >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.

The API is the parameters to modprobe or sysfs.

> >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.

On as in turned on for build in the kernel config and shipped. But I
expect people will eventually actually ship it _on_ with a group
called 'rt' and possibly even put the primary user in there on install
unless you start slapping some big fat warnings on it. (I just noticed
the new Debian installer is putting the primary user in audio, cdrom,
video, etc.)

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