How best get rid of SELinux?
ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Sat Sep 22 05:19:44 UTC 2007
Unattributed, but probably Mike:
>> There is an audience of Linux users who are requesting that
>> it be removed.
> Is there. Other than yourself and a few others in this thead I don't see any
> evidence to support this.
> lets start a vote :
> Me : +1 for SELinux
Yes, I agree. One more for it being a good thing to have. And one more
to say the nay sayers are in the minority.
I see a *few* people *claiming* it does no good, I haven't seem proof of
that (and such proof would have to be related to current release
software to be valid - claims about SELinux flaws from a few years ago
are as invalid as claims about similarly old faults in other software
that has since been updated).
I see those people also *falsely* *claiming* that it *only* serves a
purpose on already compromised machines. That is but one thing it could
I see those complaining about it are running very old versions, and are
not experienced with the current ones.
I see some of the complaints coming from people who do everything as the
All of that does nothing for the credibility of those complainers.
For the *FEW* users who don't want it, there's plenty of other distros
without it. Stop trying to subvert this one, and use one that already
suits your purposes.
[tim at bigblack ~]$ uname -ipr
22.214.171.124-76.fc7 i686 i386
Using FC 4, 5, 6 & 7, plus CentOS 5. Today, it's FC7.
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