[GIT PULL] SELinux patches for v5.12

Linus Torvalds torvalds at linux-foundation.org
Mon Feb 22 01:07:06 UTC 2021

On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 1:57 PM Paul Moore <paul at paul-moore.com> wrote:
> - Add support for labeling anonymous inodes, and extend this new
> support to userfaultfd.

I've pulled this, but I just have to note how much I hate the function
names. "secure inode"? There's nothing particularly secure about the
resulting inode.

It's gone through the security layer init, that doesn't make it
"secure". ALL normal inodes go through it, are all those inodes thus
"secure"? No.

Naming matters, and I think these things are actively mis-named
implying things that they aren't.


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