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Re: SELinux last straw

On 10/17/07, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:
> Jacques B. wrote:
> >> SELinux may
> >> APPEAR to be the root cause of all your problems.  But it may only be
> >> part of a chain reaction rooted somewhere else on your system.
> >> SELinux may not be the cause, but perhaps the messenger, the visual
> >> cue, the "chain" that you've now developed tunnel vision for and blame
> >> for everything.
> >>
> > Turn off SELinux and you may actually be simply medicating the
> > symptoms, not treating the root cause.
> Yes, but there doesn't seem to be an exact science here, with weekly
> updates being needed that break some things for some people...

We have no evidence of that, at least not in the general fedora list.
Maybe in the fedora-testing list.

> I think there is a good argument for understanding and using the simple
> traditional unix security mechanisms that have served well for the last
> 30 years until SELinux is stabilized to a point that it doesn't cause
> surprises - especially if you run things that aren't included in the
> distribution.

Please don't start this crap again.

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