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From: Alan <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To: Jon Masters <jonathan@jonmasters.org>
Cc: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>,
	David Schwartz <davids@webmaster.com>,
	"Linux-Kernel@Vger. Kernel. Org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Ban module license tag string termination trick
Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2007 00:05:53 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070204000553.18c102d4@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45C51B81.5040309@jonmasters.org>

> Anyway. Are we doing this or not - the more I think about it, the more 
> I'm kinda "happy" to just leave things as they are. Yes, bad people will 
> continuing doing bad things no matter what we do. Do we really want to 
> change stuff just to work around obvious abuse? Alan?

Actually checking the ELF sections does make the loader more robust and
we need to fix up the off by one as well so I think so yes. When I
thought about this I was happy I'd have said yes without modules doing
GPL\0

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-03 23:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2006-10-28  0:41 [PATCH] Blacklist hsfmodem module Alexey Dobriyan
2006-11-01 11:21 ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-01 21:20   ` [PATCH] Ban module license tag string termination trick Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-01 21:28     ` [m-i-t part] " Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-01 21:55     ` [PATCH] " Randy Dunlap
2007-02-01 22:17     ` Jon Masters
2007-02-01 22:30       ` Trent Waddington
2007-02-01 23:34         ` Auke Kok
2007-02-02  8:24           ` David Schwartz
2007-02-02 10:45             ` Helge Hafting
2007-02-03 18:31               ` David Schwartz
2007-02-03 20:47                 ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-03 22:21                   ` Alan
2007-02-03 23:32                     ` Jon Masters
2007-02-04  0:05                       ` Alan [this message]
2007-02-04  7:56                   ` David Schwartz
2007-02-07 12:18                 ` Helge Hafting
2007-02-07 18:56                   ` David Schwartz
2007-02-12 15:50                     ` Helge Hafting
2007-02-12 16:42                       ` Alan
2007-02-12 22:37                       ` David Schwartz
2007-02-02  0:17       ` Tomas Carnecky
2007-02-02  0:51         ` Trent Waddington
2007-02-02  2:19           ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2007-02-02  3:12           ` Arjan van de Ven
2007-02-02  6:15             ` Jon Masters
2007-02-02 14:53     ` Paul Rolland
2007-02-02 15:11       ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-02 16:53         ` Randy Dunlap
2007-02-02 17:41           ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-02 17:49             ` Randy Dunlap
2007-02-02 19:06               ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-03  1:12                 ` Randy Dunlap
2007-02-03  1:29                   ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-02 18:37         ` Paul Rolland
2007-02-02 19:08           ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-04  8:14             ` Paul Rolland

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