[PATCH v3] selinux: measure state and policy capabilities

Lakshmi Ramasubramanian nramas at linux.microsoft.com
Fri Mar 5 19:29:47 UTC 2021

On 3/5/21 11:22 AM, Paul Moore wrote:

Hi Paul,

> On Fri, Mar 5, 2021 at 12:57 PM James Bottomley
> <James.Bottomley at hansenpartnership.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2021-03-05 at 12:52 -0500, Paul Moore wrote:
>> [...]
>>> This draft seems fine to me, but there is a small logistical blocker
>>> at the moment which means I can't merge this until -rc2 is released,
>>> which likely means this coming Monday.  The problem is that this
>>> patch relies on code that went upstream via in the last merge window
>>> via the IMA tree, not the SELinux tree; normally that wouldn't be a
>>> problem as I typically rebase the selinux/next to Linus' -rc1 tag
>>> once the merge window is closed, but in this particular case the -rc1
>>> tag is dangerously broken for some system configurations (the tag has
>>> since been renamed) so I'm not rebasing onto -rc1 this time around.
>>> Assuming that -rc2 fixes the swapfile/fs-corruption problem, early
>>> next week I'll rebase selinux/next to -rc2 and merge this patch.
>>> However, if the swapfile bug continues past -rc2 we can consider
>>> merging this via the IMA tree, but I'd assume not do that if possible
>>> due to merge conflict and testing reasons.
>> If it helps, we rebased the SCSI tree on top of the merge for the
>> swapfile fix which is this one, without waiting for -rc2:
> Considering that -rc2 is only two days away I'm not going to lose a
> lot of sleep over it.

Thanks for reviewing the patch.

I can wait until the swapfile issue is resolved (in rc2 or later) and 
you are able to merge this patch. Please take your time.


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