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SubjectRe: [RFC] cgroups: implement device whitelist lsm (v2)
Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> Quoting James Morris (
>> On Thu, 13 Mar 2008, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
>>> Quoting James Morris (
>>>> On Thu, 13 Mar 2008, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
>>>>> True, but while this change simplifies the code a bit, the semantics
>>>>> seem more muddled - devcg will be enforcing when CONFIG_CGROUP_DEV=y
>>>>> and:
>>>>> SECURITY=n or
>>>>> rootplug is enabled
>>>>> capabilities is enabled
>>>>> smack is enabled
>>>>> selinux+capabilities is enabled
>>>> Well, this is how real systems are going to be deployed.
>>> Sorry, do you mean with capabilities?
>> Yes.
>> All Fedora, RHEL, CentOS etc. ship with SELinux+capabilities. I can't
>> imagine not enabling them on other kernels.
>>>> It becomes confusing, IMHO, if you have to change which secondary LSM you
>>>> stack with SELinux to enable a cgroup feature.
>>> So you're saying selinux without capabilities should still be able to
>>> use dev_cgroup? (Just making sure I understand right)
>> Nope, SELinux always stacks with capabilities, so havng the cgroup hooks
>> in capabilities makes sense (rather than having us change the secondary
>> stacking LSM just to enable a feature).
> Oh, ok.
> Will let the patch stand until Pavel and Greg comment then.

Well, I saw your previous patch, that was implemented as just another
LSM module and I liked it except for the LSM dependency.

Since this version can happily work w/o LSM, I like it too :)

> thanks,
> -serge

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