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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
To: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-security-module@wirex.com
Subject: Re: [RFC] LSM changes for 2.5.38
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 17:48:49 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20020927174849.A32207@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20020926225147.GC7304@kroah.com>; from greg@kroah.com on Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 03:51:48PM -0700

On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 03:51:48PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > leave the capable in and say it's enough or you add your random hook
> > and remove that one.  Just adding more and more hooks without thinking
> > gets us exactly nowhere except to an unmaintainable codebase.
> 
> capable is needed to be checked, as we are not modifying the existing
> permission logic.

I odn't think it makes sense to have two security checks that both
end up in the LSM code after each other..


  reply	other threads:[~2002-09-27 16:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2002-09-27  4:32 [RFC] LSM changes for 2.5.38 Christoph Hellwig
2002-09-26 22:51 ` Greg KH
2002-09-27 16:48   ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2002-09-27 16:55     ` Greg KH
2002-09-27 17:01       ` Christoph Hellwig
2002-09-27 17:24         ` Greg KH
2002-09-27 12:09 ` Stephen Smalley
2002-09-27 16:34   ` Greg KH
2002-09-27 16:55   ` Christoph Hellwig
2002-09-27 18:09     ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2002-09-27 18:19       ` Christoph Hellwig
2002-09-27 18:54         ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2002-09-27 18:59           ` Christoph Hellwig
2002-09-30 14:19             ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2002-09-30 14:51               ` Alan Cox
2002-10-01 16:55               ` Christoph Hellwig
2002-10-02 17:55                 ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2002-10-02 18:39                   ` Christoph Hellwig
2002-10-02 22:55                     ` Seth Arnold
2002-10-02 23:07                       ` Alan Cox
2002-09-27 19:00     ` Stephen Smalley
2002-10-01 17:06       ` Christoph Hellwig
2002-09-30  9:08 ` Chris Wright
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2002-09-26 20:25 Greg KH
2002-09-26 20:26 ` Greg KH
2002-09-26 20:27   ` Greg KH
2002-09-26 20:28     ` Greg KH
2002-09-26 20:28       ` Greg KH

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