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Re: selinux breaks revisor

On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 13:01 -0500, Yaakov Nemoy wrote:
> On Jan 22, 2008 12:16 PM, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
> > Selinux when interacting with any chroot-like apparatus is still a
> > problem.  Perhaps its time to take stock of all the packages that rely
> > on chroot-like behavior which are similarly affected by selinux, so
> > that a common technical solution can be found and applied.
> +1
> This is just a bug between SELinux and any chrooting program.  It is
> not a reason to fetch torches and pitchforks or to complain that
> SELinux sucks, or any of that nonsense. Fixing the interaction between
> SELinux and chroot is one of those things that can only get better the
> more real world usage SELinux sees.

It seem to me that SELinux can provide for the same (or better)
"features" of chroot without actually requiring a chrooted environment.
So shouldn't we simply provide targeted policies and not use chroot for
known services ?


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