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    SubjectRe: Out of tree module using LSM
    On Fri, 30 Nov 2007, Crispin Cowan wrote:

    > > The only case of this so far has been Multiadm, although there seems to be
    > > no reason for it to stay out of tree.
    > >
    > Dazuko. It has the same yucky code issues as Talpa, but AFAIK is pure
    > GPL2 and thus is clean on the license issues.
    >
    > That these modules are valid modules that users want to use, are GPL
    > clean, and are *not* something LKML wants to upstream because of code
    > issues, is precisely why the LSM interface makes sense.

    I think the idea is to try and fix code quality issues through
    participation in the upstream process, rather than have upstream maintain
    stable kernel APIs which are naturally mismatched to the unknown
    requirements of out of tree users.

    - James
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    James Morris
    <jmorris@namei.org>

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