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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] Block layer filter - second version
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On 21/10/2020 11:04, Sergei Shtepa wrote:
> + help
> + Enabling this lets third-party kernel modules intercept
> + bio requests for any block device. This allows them to implement

The "third-party kernel modules" part sounds a bit worrisome to me. Especially
as this functionality is based on EXPORT_SYMBOL()s without the GPL suffix.

I read it as a "allow a proprietary module to mess with bios", which is a big
no-no to me.

Not providing any sort of changelog doesn't help much either.

Thanks,
Johannes

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