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SubjectRe: actx not used?
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On 1/30/2019 4:58 PM, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> Hello users of *audit_rule_match(),
>
> As far as I can tell, it appears that the audit_context *actx parameter
> to *audit_rule_match() is not used by any consumers in-tree upstream.
> This includes selinux, apparmour, integrity and smack.
> Might there be others out of tree that do use it (or did request it)?
>
> I'm a bit puzzled that it was ever offered since it should be relatively
> opaque and accessed only by audit or its accessor functions.
>
> It was part of the 2008 commit 03d37d25e0f9 ("LSM/Audit: Introduce
> generic Audit LSM hooks").
>
> Would anyone object if I ripped out actx?

I don't see any reason to keep it based on what I see.
I don't see what it was supposed to be for, either.

> - RGB
>
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