How best get rid of SELinux?

Alan M. Evans fedoralist at
Mon Sep 24 21:24:09 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 02:30 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Mike McCarty wrote:
> > Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> >> SELinux does not work like an anti virus program.
> > 
> > It works very much like FluShot+ for MSDOS did.
> An antivirus program of any sort has pretty much nothing in common with 
> Mandatory Access Control. I am not sure what sort of relationship you 
> see in between them.

If memory serves, Flu-shot+, attempted to prevent virus replication by
redirecting system interrupts that would allow such. So I can sort of
see how someone might draw a parallel in a narrow-minded sense. After
that, however, the two diverge a lot conceptually.

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