Re: Binary only module overview

Alan Cox (
Tue, 25 Sep 2001 00:39:46 +0100 (BST)

> ever be permitted to be proprietary. Some feel that all LSM modules
> should be OSD-compliant Open Source software, while others feel that LSM
> should continue the existing Linux module policy of permitting
> proprietary modules only if they do not require changes to the Linux
> kernel (which would make them a derived work of the kernel).

With the current lunatic US congress proposals on security, crypto and
building big brother into all PC's I'd say allowing non GPL security modules
is positively dangerous to the well being of non US citizens
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