Re: [PATCH 1/8] Do not call 'ima_path_check()' for each pathcomponent

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Sep 07 2009 - 21:51:02 EST

On Mon, Sep 07, 2009 at 02:02:16PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 10:05:33 -0700
> Not only is that a supremely timing-critical path, but it's hopefully some
> day going to be lockless for the common case, and ima can't do that.
> Plus the integrity code doesn't even care about non-regular files,
> so it was always a total waste of time and effort.

Haha, nice one.

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