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Re: [suse-security] SELinux Support in SuSE 9.2
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 08:14:22 +0100
  • Message-id: <20050127071422.GB22514@xxxxxxx>
On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 12:37:34PM +0700, Tedi Heriyanto wrote:
> Marcus Meissner wrote:
> | Well that will enable very basic SELinux support. However all the rest
> | of selinux, the policies etc are not there.
> |
> | So it does not make sense to enable it, it will not change anything.
> Then, what should I do to enable full support for SELinux ?
> Recompile and patch the kernel ?

selinux is not just kernel support but requires massive userland support,
utilities, policies, patches to userland utilities and so on.

SUSE has not yet supplied those patches/policy files/etc, so enabling
it in the kernel will just bring kernel instability.

Ciao, Marcus
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