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SubjectRe: RFC: virtualbox tainting.
On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 12:58:24PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 03:50:07PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> > I feel a bit dirty overloading TAINT_CRAP (even if the name is apropos).
> > Should I introduce a TAINT_OUT_OF_TREE perhaps instead ?
> We could do that in a "generic" way by setting a "in-tree" flag type
> thing for everything that is built from within the kernel build, and
> then taint if that flag is not found.

Debian uses such a patch[1] since some time.

Bastian

[1]:
http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/kernel/dists/trunk/linux-2.6/debian/patches/debian/module-bug-Add-TAINT_OOT_MODULE-flag.patch?revision=16914&view=markup
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