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Re: Staker Module

From: Serge E. Hallyn <serge_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Apr 10 2007 - 17:55:31 GMT
To: Hao Xu <>

Quoting Hao Xu (
> Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> >Given that you are the author of the three modules you want to stack, it
> >really shouldn't be.
> >
> >Define a convention for your three modules. I.e. always point
> >
> > tsk->security = kmalloc(3*sizeof(void *), GFP_KERNEL);
> >
> >where by convention each module knows which of the three pointers it
> >uses to attach its own data to.
> >
> It's a good idea to use convention for the modules to stack, but I think
> conventions make things less generic, I'm still thinking about a
> generic stacker module that can accomodate arbitrary secondary module
> activities.

Again, please let me know if you port to the latest kernel. I can add you as an admin or just upload your patch.

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