[PATCH security-next v3 04/29] LSM: Remove initcall tracing
keescook at chromium.org
Mon Oct 1 01:01:29 UTC 2018
On Sun, Sep 30, 2018 at 4:25 PM, Steven Rostedt <rostedt at goodmis.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:35:21 -0700
> Kees Cook <keescook at chromium.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 9:35 AM, Steven Rostedt <rostedt at goodmis.org> wrote:
>> > On Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:18:07 -0700
>> > Kees Cook <keescook at chromium.org> wrote:
>> >> This partially reverts commit 58eacfffc417 ("init, tracing: instrument
>> >> security and console initcall trace events") since security init calls
>> >> are about to no longer resemble regular init calls.
>> > I'm not against the change, but how much are they going to "no longer
>> > resemble regular init calls"?
>> My take on "regular" init calls is that they're always run, link-time
>> ordered, etc. The changes proposed here will make it so not all
>> initialization are run depending on runtime configurations, ordering
>> will be flexible, etc.
> Will it still be a good idea to have a tracepoint for those calls?
> Perhaps not an initcall tracepoint but some other kind?
I'm not opposed. It could be a follow-up patch, I assume?
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