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SubjectRe: [PATCH 09/11] capsicum: implementations of new LSM hooks
On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 3:28 AM, David Drysdale <drysdale@google.com> wrote:
> If the LSM does not provide implementations of the .file_lookup and
> .file_install LSM hooks, always use the Capsicum implementations.
>
> The Capsicum implementation of file_lookup checks for a Capsicum
> capability wrapper file and unwraps to if the appropriate rights
> are available.
>
> The Capsicum implementation of file_install checks whether the file
> has restricted rights associated with it. If it does, it is replaced
> with a Capsicum capability wrapper file before installation into the
> fdtable.

I think I fall on the "no LSM" side of the fence. This kind of stuff
should be available regardless of selected LSM (as it is in your
code), but until someone has a use case for the LSM hooks in real
LSMs, I don't really see the point.

--Andy


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