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SubjectRe: Linux Security *Module* Framework (Was: LSM conversion to static interface
On Wed, Oct 24, 2007 at 12:50:29PM +0100, Simon Arlott wrote:
> I currently have an LSM that only handles permissions for socket_bind
> and socket_listen, I load it and then "capability" as secondary on
> boot - but now I can't because the LSM framework is now just the LS
> framework.
> Why can't this "static LSM" change be a Kconfig option?
> (I don't want to have to maintain my own reverted copy of security/,
> or compile this into the kernel because then I can't ever modify and
> reload it without rebooting.)

Let's start with the more important questions:

Did you submit your LSM for inclusion into the kernel?

If yes, why wasn't it accepted?
If no, why not?

> Simon Arlott



"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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