Re: [PATCH][RFC] Security mount data & sb_copy_data hook.

From: James Morris (jmorris@private)
Date: Fri Jan 30 2004 - 10:14:21 PST

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    On Fri, 30 Jan 2004, Chris Wright wrote:
    > > Any feedback on this will be most appreciated.
    > Hrm, I'm not really fond of the extra page, and extra hook.
    > Unfortunately, it doesn't seem like doing something generic in
    > lib/parser.c is feasible since not each fs uses it, and touching each
    > fs to find this is even uglier.
    The extra page isn't really an issue as mounting a fileystem is not 
    performance critical.
    >  Would it be possible to handle it all
    > in the module with something like:
    > mount -tselinux -oreal_type=$fstype,context=foo,the_fs_opts dev mntpnt
    I'm not sure how this could be done cleanly without further reaching into 
    the vfs (e.g. to hijack the real filesystem ops etc.).  Perhaps better 
    when we have a proper filesystem stacking mechanism available.
    - James
    James Morris

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