* richard offer (email@example.com) wrote:
> * frm firstname.lastname@example.org "04/17/03 13:30:59 -0700" | sed '1,$s/^/* /'
> * This is the core issue. Personally, I'd rather stick to simple strings
> * and per-module attributes rooted at a common point. This is simplest
> * for userspace tools. But the attribute namespace is effectively flat,
> * so it's a question of simplicity for locating the attributes. A simple
> * getxattr(2) vs. a listxattr(2) plus multiple getxattr(2). Unfortunately,
> * this points at a single standard name I think...
> Good point. Okay you've conviced me enough that while I don't agree more
> than 51%, I'm at least going to shut up until the next time.
Heh, it's a valid question. I like per-module attributes, but I don't
think they are as nice for userland tools. I don't acutally like
encoding namesapce into the attribute value, but I'm not sure the
alternative is much different/better.
> Would it make sense to have a single "backup/restore security label" tool
> that is distributed alongside LSM rather than relying on each module writer
> developing their own.
You mean to ensure that labels are accumulated rather than replaced?
Could be useful I suppose.
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