Re: RFC: virtualbox tainting.

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Oct 06 2011 - 16:07:01 EST

On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 03:53:42PM -0400, Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Oct 2011 15:50:07 EDT, Dave Jones said:
> > I feel a bit dirty overloading TAINT_CRAP (even if the name is apropos).
> > Should I introduce a TAINT_OUT_OF_TREE perhaps instead ?
> That would fix my biggest issue with the patch - it's a slippery slope. But if
> we bite the bullet and go straight to the bottom of the slope with an
> OUT_OF_TREE taint, I'd be happy with that.
> Is there a good way to identify at modprobe time if a module is in-tree or
> out-of-tree?

See my previous email, yes, we can do this.

greg k-h
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