Re: [PATCH 0/5] LSM hook updates

From: Chris Wright (chrisw@private)
Date: Wed Aug 24 2005 - 22:32:08 PDT

* James Morris (jmorris@private) wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Chris Wright wrote:
> > This is based on Kurt's original work.  The net effect is that
> > LSM hooks are called conditionally, and in all cases capabilities
> > provide the defaults.  I've done some basic performance testing, and
> > found nothing surprising.
> Do you mean nothing noticable?

I did only microbenchmarking, which was as much as double digit percentage
faster (on P4), nothing was slower.

> >  I'm interested to see numbers from others
> > before I push this up.  These are against Linus' current git tree (they
> > will clash with the -mm tree).
> Are there any numbers for popular architectures like i386 and x86_64?

I'll have some numbers tomorrow.  If you'd like to run SELinux that'd
be quite useful.


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