Re: [PATCH] In-kernel module loader 1/7

From: Greg KH (
Date: Thu Sep 19 2002 - 23:32:36 EST

On Fri, Sep 20, 2002 at 11:22:08AM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
> In message <> you write:
> > On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 03:54:40PM +0200, Roman Zippel wrote:
> > > I already said often enough, a module has only to answer the simple
> > > question: Is it safe to unload the module?
> >
> > And with a LSM module, how can it answer that? There's no way, unless
> > we count every time someone calls into our module. And if you do that,
> > no one will even want to use your module, given the number of hooks, and
> > the paths those hooks are on (the speed hit would be horrible.)
> Well, it's up to you. You *could* implement:


Ok, now that's just sick and twisted enough that it might just work. I
really don't want to use a macro for the security functions, but this
provides type safety, and... well... I'm at a loss of words, and just

greg k-h
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