From: James Morris (jmorrisat_private)
Date: Mon Jan 27 2003 - 15:24:15 PST

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    On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Stephen D. Smalley wrote:
    > The attached patch for lsm-2.5 adds a CONFIG_SECURITY_NETWORK option
    > for the socket and networking security fields and hooks.  At present,
    > it excludes the netlink hooks and the ip_decode_options hooks since
    > the capabilities module uses those hooks to implement capability tests
    > migrated from the base kernel.  It rearranges the security_ops structure
    > to move the optional socket and networking hooks to the end of the structure.
    > The patch moves the 'security = NULL' initializations for the sock and
    > open request structures into the corresponding alloc_security hooks
    > since those initializations are colocated with the allocation.  In the
    > sk_buff case, the patch simply #ifdef's the initialization, since other
    > similar #ifdef'd initializations exist in skb_headerinit.  If desired,
    > we could define a static inline function for that purpose, but it
    > didn't seem to be necessary.
    This looks good, thanks for doing this (I'm still working through a
    backlog of stuff after getting back from LCA).
    - James
    James Morris
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