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Re: [RFC] User Accesable Filesystem Hierarchy Standard



On Wednesday 07 April 2004 04:46, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 09:36:24PM -0400, Jamethiel Knorth wrote:
> > Actually, the idea does allow people to install shared programs. Part of 
> > the purpose of this is that a user can install a shared program without 
> > escalating their privileges. Of course, a system can be set up to prevent 
> > this. The main advantage in a home environment is that, if a user does 
> > install something, it needn't be installed with root permissions.
> 
> Your typical home user will install prebuilt packages using the tools
> provided with the system. In a non home environment you rarely want users
> installing anything, and with SELinux you can go so far as to make
...
    About SELinux - is this aimed to be linux only standard or/and will
all other Unix-es have SELinux like extensions? Maybe UAFHS should be
made flexable enough to support SELinux.
...

to Alan Cox: greetings and MANY thanks for all you do.

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