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SubjectRe: [RFC 0/28] Patches to pass vfsmount to LSM inode security hooks

--- Chris Wright <chrisw@sous-sol.org> wrote:

> It's not really worth describing, since it's not
> acceptable in upstream.
> But it basically cycles vfsmnts and looks for
> matches to guess which
> part of the tree the dentry is in.

Yick. Indeed, that would be bad.

> This kind of change (or perhaps
> straight to struct path) is definitely
> needed from AA.

It is certainly tempting to suggest that the
path struct scheme would be better. The only
argument against it that I see is the kind
of changes you'd have to make to existing code.
It's not even a matter of having to make
changes, just which changes you make.


Casey Schaufler
casey@schaufler-ca.com
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