Subject: Re: Kernel authorization in NetBSD
To: Elad Efrat <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: matthew sporleder <email@example.com>
Date: 04/20/2006 14:36:23
> 3. What can *YOU* do
> If it wasn't implied already, these are some big, heavy changes to
> the tree. True: most of these are mechanical, and I tried to mimic
> the exact behavior we have now, in order to have kauth(9)
> transparently integrated. I've also stress-tested the code on my
> machines at home.
> However... as with most stuff, breakage is usually to be expected.
> The code could still use some testing, especially in configurations
> that heavily utilize NFS or layared file-systems, for example.
> If it's not too much to ask, it would be *VERY* helpful if people
> could spend some of their time testing this branch a bit before we
> merge it.
> To fetch the code from CVS, you should use:
> cvs checkout -f -relad-kernelauth src
> And then try to build a GENERIC kernel with the DIAGNOSTIC option
> uncommented. If you really feel crazy try DEBUG and LOCKDEBUG.. :)
I have the results of a successful build.sh release from this tree at:
or the whole thing at
I don't have a ton of bandwidth, so if you can mirror it somewhere,
please do. :)