Re: RFC: sign the modules at install time

From: Rusty Russell
Date: Sun Oct 21 2012 - 21:25:33 EST

Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 12:58 PM, Linus Torvalds
> <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Tssk. I fixed it up, and now it works-for-me(tm), but some perl person
>> probably really should try to make that sign-file and x509keyid merge.
>> My fix made the thing even slower, doing two extra "wc -c" invocations
>> since it can't do "${#..}" expansion due to the locale problem.
> Hmm. I haven't seen this breakage personally yet, but looking more at
> Rusty's last changes I'm pretty sure my fixes are potentially not
> sufficient.

Sorry for posting untested hack :(

Thanks for the rewrite David; modules_install here was 18.6 seconds,
became 19.1 with my broken hack, now 17.3 seconds.

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