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    SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] Load keys from signed PE binaries
    On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 10:25:47AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > - why do you bother with the MS keysigning of Linux kernel modules to
    > begin with?

    This is not actually what the patchset implements. All it's done here
    is using PE files as envelopes for keys. The usage this enables is to
    allow for whoever makes a module (binary only or merely out of tree for
    whatever reason) to sign it and vouch for it themselves. That could
    include, for example, a systemtap module.


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