[PATCH v4 00/12] Enroll kernel keys thru MOK
jarkko at kernel.org
Wed Aug 25 22:21:36 UTC 2021
On Tue, 2021-08-24 at 10:34 -0400, Mimi Zohar wrote:
> > > > Jarkko, I think the emphasis should not be on "machine" from Machine
> > > > Owner Key (MOK), but on "owner". Whereas Nayna is focusing more on the
> > > > "_ca" aspect of the name. Perhaps consider naming it
> > > > "system_owner_ca" or something along those lines.
> > > What do you gain such overly long identifier? Makes no sense. What
> > > is "ca aspect of the name" anyway?
> > As I mentioned previously, the main usage of this new keyring is that it
> > should contain only CA keys which can be later used to vouch for user
> > keys loaded onto secondary or IMA keyring at runtime. Having ca in the
> > name like .xxxx_ca, would make the keyring name self-describing. Since
> > you preferred .system, we can call it .system_ca.
> Sounds good to me. Jarkko?
I just wonder what you exactly gain with "_ca"?
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