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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [LSM] Rework LSM hooks
On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Chris Wright wrote:

> * James Morris ( wrote:
> > On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Kurt Garloff wrote:
> > > The first patch patch does just change the selinux default; so you
> > > need to enable with selinux=1.
> >
> > This issue has been through a couple of iterations and the current scheme
> > where if you have SELinux enabled, it is on by default, is aimed at being
> > more secure by default. On some platforms, boot parameters are not
> > feasible. To allow SELinux to be disable for these, the /selinux/disable
> > node was implemented, which allows SELinux to be unregistered during boot.
> > I suggest you investigate using this; look at what Fedora does.
> Could make selinux_enabled value configurable. I don't really like the
> extra configuration, but if it's more vendor neutral to have config
> not only control if you can have bootparam, but also default value,
> then perhaps it'd be useful.

Config option sounds fine to me.

- James
James Morris

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