Re: Misc Fixes

Alan Cox (
Wed, 10 Jul 1996 13:25:16 +0100 (BST)

> I don't want to make it _trivial_ to get at the secure-level, and I think it's
> _wrong_ for a module to depend on it (I broke down and added it anyway, because
> I haven't gotten the _right_ fix for it, dammit you lazy people!).

It is already trivial. The offset of securelevel references in code of
functions a module can access is near enough a constant

> Not allowing module loads is reasonable, actually. That does NOT change the
> fact that no module should access "securelevel", which is the original problem.

Yes. Allowing module loads has to be blocked by securelevel