Re: Authoritative Hooks

From: Casey Schaufler (caseyat_private)
Date: Mon Nov 05 2001 - 16:38:21 PST

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    Greg KH wrote:
    > On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 12:58:43PM -0800, Casey Schaufler wrote:
    > > I understand the "foot in the door" approach. Watch your toes,
    > > and be ready to spend a long time waiting for something
    > > useful to get in. I'm disappointed, and now have to figure
    > > out how to address the real issues this position raises.
    > That's a pretty unfair statement.  Your use of "useful" is relative.
    > The current LSM patch is very useful to a number of existing security
    > projects: SELinux, DTE, vserver, OpenWall, SubDomain, NetDomain, and
    > others.
    Yes, useful is relative, and I don't seek to belittle those
    whose policies fit within the restrictive model. I am disappointed
    for the policies for which it is not useful. 
    Casey Schaufler				Manager, Trust Technology, SGI
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