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From: "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@suse.com>
To: Daniel De Graaf <dgdegra@tycho.nsa.gov>
Cc: xen-devel@lists.xen.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 15/15] xsm: add a default policy to .init.data
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 00:53:53 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <575A802102000078000F3D31@prv-mh.provo.novell.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7dadbed6-2b6f-7207-c7ac-48e4dde570df@tycho.nsa.gov>

>>> On 09.06.16 at 18:53, <dgdegra@tycho.nsa.gov> wrote:
> On 06/09/2016 12:15 PM, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>> On 09.06.16 at 16:47, <dgdegra@tycho.nsa.gov> wrote:
>>> --- a/xen/common/Kconfig
>>> +++ b/xen/common/Kconfig
>>> @@ -132,6 +132,23 @@ config FLASK
>>>
>>>  	  If unsure, say Y.
>>>
>>> +config XSM_POLICY
>>> +	bool "Compile Xen with a built-in security policy"
>>> +	default y
>>> +	depends on XSM
>>> +	---help---
>>> +	  This includes a default XSM policy in the hypervisor so that the
>>> +	  bootloader does not need to load a policy to get sane behavior from an
>>> +	  XSM-enabled hypervisor.  If this is disabled, a policy must be
>>> +	  provided by the bootloader or by Domain 0.  Even if this is enabled, a
>>> +	  policy provided by the bootloader will override it.
>>> +
>>> +	  This requires that the SELinux policy compiler (checkpolicy) be
>>> +	  available when compiling the hypervisor; if this tool is not found, no
>>> +	  policy will be added.
>>> +
>>> +	  If unsure, say Y.
>>> +
>>>  config FLASK_AVC_STATS
>>>  	def_bool y
>>>  	depends on FLASK
>>
>> Placing this between FLASK and FLASK_AVC_STATS will break proper
>> menuconfig representation of the latter afaict.
> 
> This option isn't visible in menuconfig.  Should I make it visible?

Ah, true. No, it shouldn't become visible now, but since it may
become visible eventually I'd still prefer if the ordering was
done as if all options having some dependency also had a prompt
(reducing future code churn).

Jan


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Thread overview: 63+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-06-09 14:47 [PATCH 00/15] XSM/FLASK updates for 4.8 Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 01/15] flask/policy: split into modules Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-14 18:55   ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-20  5:15   ` Doug Goldstein
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 02/15] flask/policy: split out rules for system_r Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-14 19:08   ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-20  5:21   ` Doug Goldstein
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 03/15] flask/policy: move user definitions and constraints into modules Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-17 15:28   ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-17 16:49     ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-20  5:22   ` Doug Goldstein
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 04/15] flask/policy: remove unused support for binary modules Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-20  5:22   ` Doug Goldstein
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 05/15] flask/policy: xenstore stubdom policy Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-17 15:34   ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-20  5:22   ` Doug Goldstein
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 06/15] flask/policy: remove unused example Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-17 15:34   ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-20  5:23   ` Doug Goldstein
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 07/15] flask: unify {get, set}vcpucontext permissions Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-17 15:37   ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 08/15] flask: remove unused secondary context in ocontext Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-09 16:01   ` Jan Beulich
2016-06-09 16:38     ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 09/15] flask: remove unused AVC callback functions Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 10/15] flask: remove xen_flask_userlist operation Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-09 16:07   ` Jan Beulich
2016-06-09 16:43     ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-10  6:51       ` Jan Beulich
2016-06-10 13:08         ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-10 14:28           ` Jan Beulich
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 11/15] flask: improve unknown permission handling Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-17 15:45   ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-17 17:02     ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-17 17:13       ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-17 17:20         ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 12/15] xen/xsm: remove .xsm_initcall.init section Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-09 15:14   ` Andrew Cooper
2016-06-09 16:11   ` Jan Beulich
2016-06-09 16:42     ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-17 15:50   ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-17 17:04     ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-17 17:14       ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-17 17:18         ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-17 17:21           ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-17 23:17             ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 13/15] xsm: annotate setup functions with __init Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-09 15:15   ` Andrew Cooper
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 14/15] xsm: clean up unregistration Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-09 15:16   ` Andrew Cooper
2016-06-17 15:51   ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-09 14:47 ` [PATCH 15/15] xsm: add a default policy to .init.data Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-09 15:30   ` Andrew Cooper
2016-06-09 16:58     ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-10  7:15       ` Jan Beulich
2016-06-09 16:15   ` Jan Beulich
2016-06-09 16:53     ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-09 21:54       ` Doug Goldstein
2016-06-10 14:50         ` Daniel De Graaf
2016-06-10  6:53       ` Jan Beulich [this message]
2016-06-17 15:54   ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-17 16:00 ` [PATCH 00/15] XSM/FLASK updates for 4.8 Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-20  5:40 ` Doug Goldstein

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