[RFC PATCH v2] selinux: security: Move selinux_state to a separate page

pnagar at codeaurora.org pnagar at codeaurora.org
Mon Jan 18 06:15:08 UTC 2021

On 2021-01-13 16:26, David Howells wrote:
> Casey Schaufler <casey at schaufler-ca.com> wrote:
>> >> How would this interact with or complement __read_mostly?
>> >>
>> > Currently, the mechanism we are working on developing is
>> > independent of __read_mostly. This is something we can look more into
>> > while working further on the mechanism.
>> Please either integrate the two or explain how they differ.
>> It appears that you haven't considered how you might exploit
>> or expand the existing mechanism.
> I think __read_mostly is about grouping stuff together that's rarely 
> going to
> be read to make the CPU's data cache more efficient.  It doesn't stop 
> people
> writing to such a variable.
> David
Thank you for sharing!

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