[PATCH 0/3] Introduce LSM-hook for socketpair(2)

James Morris jmorris at namei.org
Wed Apr 25 19:02:27 UTC 2018

On Wed, 25 Apr 2018, Paul Moore wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 2:44 PM, James Morris <jmorris at namei.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, 23 Apr 2018, David Herrmann wrote:
> >> This patch series tries to close this gap and makes both behave the
> >> same. A new LSM-hook is added which allows LSMs to cache the correct
> >> peer information on newly created socket-pairs.
> >
> > Looks okay to me.
> >
> > Once it's respun with the Smack backend and maybe the hook name change,
> > I'll merge this unless DaveM wants it to go in via his networking tree.
> Note my objection to the hook placement in patch 2/3; I think we
> should move the hook out of the AF_UNIX layer and up into the socket
> layer.

I vote for this as it maintains the intended abstraction of the socket 

James Morris
<jmorris at namei.org>

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