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[opensuse] Re: [opensuse-factory] security issue---compiler absence as last defense?

Nelson Marques wrote:
So... really... I'd like to understand... does any security expert
also believe installing a compiler into a system to be a security
issue? Why?

Security is not only about threats from outside...

See it more generally:
never install things you don't really need in the first place.

Secondly, if you are doing "production" either paid or unpaid, then
building and testing should be done on another machine altogether
Only after testing of binaries AND configuration is a suc-6, you copy
them to your production machine.

hw

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