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Re: Request to re-add option to disable SELinux - compromise

On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 3:58 AM, Rahul Sundaram
<sundaram fedoraproject org> wrote:
> jeff wrote:
>>>> But there are numerous other justifications I could give, including my
>>>> personal belief that it's absolutely nuts to thrust SE Linux upon
>>>> unsuspecting Desktop users (who don't know what it is anyway) without
>>>> giving them the choice to turn it off.
>>> If they don't know what it is, how are they supposed to decide to shut
>>> it off or not?
>> Perhaps by way of a compromise it could be noted in the installation docs
>> if you want to disable SELinux you should add "linux selinux=0" to the boot:
>> line of the install CD. This would make the option available the same way
>> that xfs/reiserfs/jfs are available. The user isn't confronted with it, but
>> Linus[1] can then easily disable it at install time.
> The policy has already been fixed and swfdec isn't installed by default so
> there is no need to do that. It is already documented in the SELinux FAQ now
> but installation guide can have a reference too. File a RFE.
> Rahul

Can an option to completely disable the ability to disable SELinux be
added? I'd rather there was no way to turn it off at all.


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