Re: [PATCH v20 05/12] LSM: Infrastructure management of the superblock

From: Mickaël Salaün
Date: Wed Sep 16 2020 - 14:21:50 EST

On 04/09/2020 16:06, Stephen Smalley wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 13, 2020 at 2:39 PM Stephen Smalley
> <> wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2020 at 10:17 AM Mickaël Salaün <mic@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On 12/08/2020 21:16, Stephen Smalley wrote:
>>>> On 8/2/20 5:58 PM, Mickaël Salaün wrote:
>>>>> From: Casey Schaufler <casey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Move management of the superblock->sb_security blob out
>>>>> of the individual security modules and into the security
>>>>> infrastructure. Instead of allocating the blobs from within
>>>>> the modules the modules tell the infrastructure how much
>>>>> space is required, and the space is allocated there.
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Casey Schaufler <casey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Reviewed-by: John Johansen <john.johansen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Reviewed-by: Stephen Smalley <sds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Reviewed-by: Mickaël Salaün <mic@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Link:
>>>>> ---
>>>>> Changes since v17:
>>>>> * Rebase the original LSM stacking patch from v5.3 to v5.7: I fixed some
>>>>> diff conflicts caused by code moves and function renames in
>>>>> selinux/include/objsec.h and selinux/hooks.c . I checked that it
>>>>> builds but I didn't test the changes for SELinux nor SMACK.
>>>> You shouldn't retain Signed-off-by and Reviewed-by lines from an earlier
>>>> patch if you made non-trivial changes to it (even more so if you didn't
>>>> test them).
>>> I think I made trivial changes according to the original patch. But
>>> without reply from other people with Signed-off-by or Reviewed-by
>>> (Casey, Kees, John), I'll remove them. I guess you don't want your
>>> Reviewed-by to be kept, so I'll remove it, except if you want to review
>>> this patch (or the modified part).
>> At the very least your Reviewed-by line is wrong - yours should be
>> Signed-off-by because the patch went through you and you modified it.
>> I'll try to take a look as time permits but FYI you should this
>> address (already updated in MAINTAINERS) going forward.
> I finally got around to reviewing your updated patch. You can drop
> the old line and add:
> Reviewed-by: Stephen Smalley <>

Thanks! I'll send a new series soon.