On Friday 21 September 2007, Res wrote: >On Fri, 21 Sep 2007, Ralf Corsepius wrote: >> If SELinux was such an "terrific and compelling approach", upstream >> Linux and other distros would have adopted it _years ago_ with standing >> ovations - Fact is: Nobody did. >> => This is developers and maintainers having doubts on SELinux. >> >> Ralf > >Well put. Most of us in charge of ISP's, OSP's etc, wont touch it, >because it has given many people in many companies, in many places around >the world, many headaches, which I guess is why most DC's I've known to >run RH, have all but 1 dumped it in moves to either Slackware or Debian, >and if the suggestion made by someone that Debian is going the same way, >then they will see an exodus as well going by trends on whats discussed at >BBQ's on Saturday afternoos, they need to remember, senior network >managers/engineers from competing networks in same cities tend to all know >each other, and we all have many get-togethers, it only takes one >person to mention a problem with a certain bit of software, even if just >as a passing comment, it tends to stay in our minds, we will never make >more work for ourselves than we already have. > > >-- > >Cheers >Res And that is well said, Res. -- Cheers, Gene "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery. -- James Joyce, "Ulysses"