[CentOS] Correct xen domains path
Daniel de Kok
danieldk at pobox.com
Tue Jun 19 06:17:26 UTC 2007
On Mon, 2007-06-18 at 15:26 -0600, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> I am sorry, but while I believe that it was meant in jest...
Yes, it was a slight reference to a message from a few days ago.
> the core
> of the problem is that turning it off is the default answer from too
> many people who have no idea why an application isnt working.
Yes. There are many CentOS-oriented howtos out there that recommend
turning off SELinux as their first step, where it is unnecessary for
such configuration. It is better to teach people about security in such
articles, than to recommend turning off SELinux defacto.
I agree with you (Stephen Harris) that it is not always necessary to
have SELinux enabled. But there was a tendency on various lists that
started with the non-modular SELinux policy (which is admittedly, much
more of a pain to modify) to recommend users to turn of SELinux. I'd
like to see things happen the other way around, where people keep it
enabled, unless there is a good (informed) reason to so.
It was not my intention to imply that you haven't disabled SELinux for a
good reason. I reacted to your message, because it may give some people
bad ideas (like turning off SELinux when Xen doesn't work, because they
haven't set the correct context for images).
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