On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 04:40 +1000, Arvind Autar wrote:
> I have been using debian for quite some time now, how ever I have
> watched several distrobutions implentating so many great ideas, and I
> have been wondering why such a robust distorbution as debian
> GNU/Linux(*) hasn't done this. One of them is:
> If SELinux is also suitable for desktop users for example if we look
> at the targeted policy (for fedora and RHEL) it
> shows that it doesn't restrict users sessions. Short conclusion, there
> is no loss of functionality, why hasn't debian implented SELinux as
> (Even we could get the right support for it in 'experimental')
> - Arvind
> (Could you be so kind to CC me, I'm not subscribed.)
Interesting question. Sadly, for a long, long while, the development
process of Debian has been slower than a dead snail nailed to the floor.
The inability, or indecision to actually include new technologies seems
to be highly present across Debian itself. That said - when Debian
implements things, it usually implements them a helluva lot better than
other distributions. The goal of Debian is for security and stability,
and unfortunately (imho) that will counterbalance innovation and the
inclusion of the latest & greatest.
Just my 2.2c inc. GST worth!
- Re: SELinux
- From: Petter Reinholdtsen <email@example.com>
- From: Arvind Autar <firstname.lastname@example.org>