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SubjectRe: [malware-list] [RFC 0/5] [TALPA] Intro to a linux interface for on access scanning
> Again, do it all in userspace (caching, and scanning).  I still really
> don't see the need to do this in the kernel becides it being "the way
> people have always done it."

We don't have notifiers for file segment changes that are scalable that
far. We don't have mechanisms for delaying an open for a scan.

There are various bits of this you can't just do in user space. This
doesn't just hurt virus scanners btw its also bad news for indexing disk
content.


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