[PATCH] fix some performance gaps in Xace

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at sun.com
Mon Nov 5 08:38:16 PST 2007

Eamon Walsh wrote:
> Arjan van de Ven wrote:
>> This is only a conversion of three of the hooks; I would suggest doing 
>> all of them this way
>> and getting rid of the generic multiplexer entirely... but I'd like 
>> input on that from the maintainer
>> (who might even be motivated to do that... for me .. with this the 
>> performance thing is solved ;)
> The audit_begin and audit_end hooks are really only there for trusted 
> solaris.  Now that there are DTRACE wrappers in that very same place I'm 
> considering deprecating those hooks.  But for now I'll just apply the 
> patch (with the camel-case names suggested)

The DTrace probe points serve a different purpose and can't replace the
auditing hooks.   I am surprised that no other secure environments need
auditing though - I would have thought it was a common requirement.

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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