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Re: How best get rid of SELinux?



On 9/21/07, Res <res ausics net> wrote:
>
> On Fri, 21 Sep 2007, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>
> > If SELinux was such an "terrific and compelling approach", upstream
> > Linux and other distros would have adopted it _years ago_ with standing
> > ovations - Fact is: Nobody did.
> > => This is developers and maintainers having doubts on SELinux.
> >
> > Ralf
> >
> >
>
> Well put. Most of us in charge of ISP's, OSP's etc, wont touch it,
> because it has given many people in many companies, in many places around
> the world, many headaches, which I guess is why most DC's I've known to
> run RH, have all but 1 dumped it in moves to either Slackware or Debian,
> and if the suggestion made by someone that Debian is going the same way,
> then they will see an exodus as well going by trends on whats discussed at
> BBQ's on Saturday afternoons, they need to remember, senior network
> managers/engineers from competing networks in same cities tend to all know
> each other, and we all have many get-togethers, it only takes one
> person to mention a problem with a certain bit of software, even if just
> as a passing comment, it tends to stay in our minds, we will never make
> more work for ourselves than we already have.


Selinux is another layer of security, it isn't a replacement of any
security layers, I see no reason why anyone feels such apparently
hostility to this piece of technology.

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