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SubjectRe: AppArmor FAQ
On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 01:47:39PM -0400, James Morris wrote:
> Normal applications need zero modification under SELinux.
> Some applications which manage security may need to be made SELinux-aware,

Anything that can touch /etc/resolv.conf? That's potentially a lot of binaries
if you consider anything scripts could do with it.

> although this can often be done with PAM plugins, which is a standard way
> to do this kind of thing in modern Unix & Linux OSs.

PAM plugins in vi and emacs? Scary idea.

And what do you do if someone decides to use OpenOffice to edit their
/etc/resolv.conf? For a lot of people that's the only text editor
they know.


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