Re: [PATCH] Early init for security modules
Chris Wright (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 12 May 2003 23:16:55 -0700
* Andi Kleen (email@example.com) wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 10:20:00PM -0700, Chris Wright wrote:
> > This is too late. Those are just for order in do_initcalls() which is
> > well after some kernel threads have been created and filesystems have been
> > mounted, etc. This patch allows statically linked modules to catch
> > the creation of such kernel objects and give them all consistent labels.
> I would give them a generic name then in case someone else needs that too,
> like "early_initcalls"
I orginally thought it would be nice to make it generic, but it's
location is somewhat specific to the security hooks. It seems there is
easily tension between conflicting needs, should be earlier...should be
later, so I made it specific. Is there currently a need?
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