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Date: Mon, 22 May 2017 22:45:26 +0300
From: Igor Stoppa <>
To: Greg KH <>
CC: <>, <>, <>,
        <>, <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] Sealable memory support

On 20/05/17 11:51, Greg KH wrote:
> On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 01:38:11PM +0300, Igor Stoppa wrote:
>> Dynamically allocated variables can be made read only,


> This is really nice, do you have a follow-on patch showing how any of
> the kernel can be changed to use this new subsystem?

Yes, actually I started from the need of turning into R/O some data
structures in both LSM Hooks and SE Linux.

> Without that, it
> might be hard to get this approved (we don't like adding new apis
> without users.)

Yes, I just wanted to give an early preview of the current
implementation, since it is significantly different from what I
initially proposed. So I was looking for early feedback.

Right now, I'm fixing it up and adding some more structured debugging.

Then I'll re-submit it together with the LSM Hooks example.

thanks, igor

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