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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/6] integrity: Linux Integrity Module(LIM)
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    On Fri, 2008-12-05 at 09:23 -0600, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
    > Quoting david safford (safford@watson.ibm.com):
    > > On Fri, 2008-12-05 at 12:42 +1100, James Morris wrote:
    > > > On Thu, 4 Dec 2008, david safford wrote:
    > > >
    > > > > These hooks were for alternate integrity modules, and since
    > > > > no one else has defended them, we have to agree that they
    > > > > should be replaced with direct calls.
    > > >
    > > > If you know of other modules which are planned to be ported to this
    > > > framework, merged upstream and supported, then this would be similar to
    > > > the situation when LSM was initially developed.
    > > >
    > > > You've previously mentioned some active projects here:
    > > > http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/11/17/362
    > > >
    > > > Are there any definite commitments to push these upstream when the
    > > > integrity framework is merged?
    > >
    > > All of the projects listed in that posting were ones depending on
    > > IMA, with no requirements for alternate modules. I do hope that there
    > > will be other integrity modules in addition to the TPM oriented IMA,
    > > and I do know of several research projects in this space, but I don't
    > > know if/when any of these are planning on submission. If others are
    > > submitted, it would certainly be simple to add the hooks back in.
    >
    > Too bad the main trusted knoppix site appears to be dead. Was it
    > actually making use of the templating api?
    >
    > -serge

    I believe they are using an older version of IMA without templating,
    but either way really shouldn't affect them.

    dave


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