[CentOS] 20 years, Domain-IX, Apollo, HP-UX, VMS, ACLS, etc

Peter Farrow peter at farrows.org
Sat Sep 23 18:05:30 UTC 2006


BTW, several list members indicated that Linux itself was an intern project.

Well actually that's not true either!

P.



Jeff Kinz wrote:
>> Since SElinux seems to spawned as an intern type project and nothing 
>> more, what I object to is it being enabled by default.
>>     
>
> IRC most if not all of the features of SELinux (essentially fine-grained
> access control systems), Were already up and running in version of UNIX
> [Domain-IX] used/built by Apollo Computer in 
>
>
>                          #       ###      ###      ###     
>                         ##      #   #    #   #    #   #    
>                        # #      #   #    #   #    #        
>                          #       ###      ###     ####     
>                          #         #     #   #    #   #    
>                          #        #      #   #    #   #    
>                        #####     #        ###      ###     
>
>
>                              and earlier. 
>
> Apollo was absorbed by HP a few years later and HP added all their stuff
> to HP-UX.
>
>   Also other OS'es Like VMS and Multics had some of the same capabilities.
>
> SELinux is NOT an intern project.  Its features are needed to give
> Linux a competitive stance in todays much more security aware market.
>
> Most of the ideas in SELinux have been up in running for more than 20
> years on various platforms and as much as 30 on some.
>
> I don't use SELinux on many of my servers, But I never forget to turn it
> off at installation. (not yet anyway :) ) 
>
> Perhaps the kickstart option that was mentioned is the way for you to
> go.
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