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@@ -12,3 +12,19 @@ config SECURITY_SMACK
of other mandatory security schemes.
If you are unsure how to answer this question, answer N.
+config SECURITY_SMACK_BRINGUP
+ bool "Reporting on access granted by Smack rules"
+ depends on SECURITY_SMACK
+ default n
+ help
+ Enable the bring-up ("b") access mode in Smack rules.
+ When access is granted by a rule with the "b" mode a
+ message about the access requested is generated. The
+ intention is that a process can be granted a wide set
+ of access initially with the bringup mode set on the
+ rules. The developer can use the information to
+ identify which rules are necessary and what accesses
+ may be inappropriate. The developer can reduce the
+ access rule set once the behavior is well understood.
+ This is a superior mechanism to the oft abused
+ "permissive" mode of other systems.