Subject: Re: Kernel authorization in NetBSD
To: Elad Efrat <>
From: matthew sporleder <>
List: current-users
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 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.  :)