[maemo-users] Security in Maemo

From: Jon A. Solworth solworth at rites.uic.edu
Date: Sat Feb 24 17:18:38 EET 2007
Gavin O' Gorman wrote:
> On 2/23/07, Srikanth <srikanth.minnam at qvantel.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>> I'm newbie to Maemo.
>> Would like to know if Maemo is using SELinux for
>> enhancing security?
> Maemo does not use SELinux. Maemo, as I understand it, is targeted at
> single user devices where the fine grained control that SELinux offers
> is not needed.
      SELinux would protect single user system as well, since it 
privileges based on the *programs* being run.  But SELinux has a reputation
of being cumbersome to use and there are many other issues one would 
want to nail down first before dealing with it.


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