Re: RFC: virtualbox tainting.

From: Bastian Blank
Date: Fri Oct 07 2011 - 03:10:46 EST

On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 12:58:24PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 03:50:07PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> > I feel a bit dirty overloading TAINT_CRAP (even if the name is apropos).
> > Should I introduce a TAINT_OUT_OF_TREE perhaps instead ?
> We could do that in a "generic" way by setting a "in-tree" flag type
> thing for everything that is built from within the kernel build, and
> then taint if that flag is not found.

Debian uses such a patch[1] since some time.


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