[Ksummit-2012-discuss] Proposed discussion: Kernelising D-BUS

Josh Boyer jwboyer at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 20:12:24 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 3:16 PM, David Howells <dhowells at redhat.com> wrote:
> I propose that D-BUS should be done by the kernel rather than by a userspace
> daemon.  The problem is that how does the userspace daemon handle security?
> How does it guarantee to a packet recipient who the author of a message was?
> Further, if service management gets kernelised and D-BUS is selected for
> message passing, how does the kernel interact with it?
> Now, it's entirely possible that the security requirements are at least
> partially solved.  Possibly by putting labels on endpoints or using wibbly bits
> of AF_UNIX black magic.




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