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Re: How best get rid of SELinux?



On Fri, 2007-09-21 at 00:57 -0400, David Boles wrote:

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> Wow Gene. I did not mean to set you off. SELinux is designed to help *you*
> protect your Linux system from one of the major flaws in Windows. Allowing
> unknown, bad, executables from doing strange things on your system without
> your permission or, at times, without your knowledge of it happening.
> 
> If you chose to turn this protection off that is most certainly your
> right. It is your system. If you don't feel that the protection is
> valuable then screw it.
> 
> But when that smiling hacker from somewhere finally finally decides that
> there are enough Linux users that think like Windows users he will write
> that program that will wipe out your milling program.
> 
> Honest Gene. SELinux has never caused me a problem that a simple 'look 'n
> fix it' could not solve. It is work in progress and when you use older
> releases it can cause problems.

At some unknown point in the future, a couple hours before SELinux goes
EOL, your last sentence will still be accurate.


Andy


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