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Re: How NSA access was built into Windows



On Monday 22 January 2007 15:44, Todd Zullinger wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> I guess it boils down to you can believe what you want, and I can do
>> the same.  When I get a 3x increase in *effective* compiler speed by
>> dropping selinux, then I think the conclusions I reach as a lifetime
>> troubleshooter & medium grade JOAT should be obvious.  I'm sorry it
>> doesn't appear that way to others.
>
>I think the problem for others is that it's hard to tell exactly what
>you've done and what you've changed in between these builds.  Your
>mails haven't been exactly clear, concise, step-by-step descriptions
>of how to reproduce a massive compile time decrease by removing
>SELinux from your kernel config.
>
>I'm sure you can appreciate that to properly test and verify something
>it is best to make the absolute minimal amount of changes in the
>system between tests so that other factors can be ruled out.
>
>The idea is to provide proof and the ability for others to verify.
>There should be no reason for a timing test to come down to a matter
>of belief.  This isn't rocket science, but it's not church either. :)

As I said in a previous posting, the only change between those two builds 
was ripping out the Livna versions of mplayer and mplayerplug-in and 
installing the Dries versions.  And disabling selinux.  Now which do you 
think might have had the major effect?

-- 
Cheers, Gene
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 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
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