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Re: About the login shell

On Wed, Aug 21, 2002 at 05:36:47AM +0200, Wolfgang Jährling wrote:
> It is so obvious that one does not want this on a "secured" system that
> one certainly won't forget to change it.  Therefore, if you really want
> to improve security, you should maybe look somewhere else.  According to
> the BTS (#46709), every program on GNU/Hurd can currenty access I/O
> ports directly.  Before this is fixed, this system is insecure anyway.

Just for the record, GNU Mach 2 has proper I/O permission control.  As
usual, I didn't bother with GNU Mach 1.x, but I could switch it to provide
no I/O permissions to anyone easily :)

`Rhubarb is no Egyptian god.' GNU      http://www.gnu.org    marcus@gnu.org
Marcus Brinkmann              The Hurd http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/

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