New LSM hooks

James Morris jmorris at
Wed Feb 6 01:11:20 UTC 2019

On Tue, 5 Feb 2019, Paul Moore wrote:

> I believe that will always be a problem, no matter what we do.  The
> point I was trying to make was that everyone, especially the
> maintainers, need to watch for this when patches are posted and make
> sure the patch author posts to the LSM list in addition to any of the
> relevant LSM specific lists.

Right, and there is no way a new LSM hook should ever be added to the 
kernel without review and ack/signoffs from folks on the LSM list 
(especially those who are maintainers of in-tree LSMs).

Casey, do you have any examples of this happening?

James Morris
<jmorris at>

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