[PATCH] security: Export few symbols referred by other modules

Hareesh Gundu hareeshg at codeaurora.org
Wed Dec 6 15:15:01 UTC 2017

On 12/5/2017 6:51 PM, Tetsuo Handa wrote:
> James Morris wrote:
>> On Tue, 5 Dec 2017, Hareesh Gundu wrote:
>>> Export mmap_min_addr and security_mmap_addr() to allow
>>> kernel modules to use them.
>>> Signed-off-by: Hareesh Gundu <hareeshg at codeaurora.org>
Can other folks comment whether this should be EXPORT_SYMBOL or 
>> I'm not sure whether this should be EXPORT_SYMBOL or EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL, as
>> this hook was added in 2009, well after EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL came into being.
>> Most of the LSM hooks are marked EXPORT_SYMBOL because they were part of
>> an existing interface when EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL was introduced, IIRC.
>> What do folks think?
  That's right, This change is for outside kernel tree modules.
> We don't export symbols not used by in-tree modules.
> Which in-tree module needs to access these symbols?

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