Jamie Strandboge jamie at
Wed Dec 3 13:57:09 UTC 2014

On 12/02/2014 04:24 AM, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Stephen P. Villano [2014-12-02  5:11 -0500]:
>> Personally, I prefer SElinux to polkit
> You know that these two have pretty much nothing in common, right?
> Perhaps you meant "SELinux over AppArmor"?
> Indeed that's another example where Debian offers a choice but Ubuntu
> doesn't -- we examine the alternatives, pick one, and support nothing
> else. (cf. combinatorial explosion and efficient maintenance and
> support).
Well, this is somewhat over stated for SELinux. AppArmor is the
Canonical-supported MAC on Ubuntu, but SELinux is community supported in Ubuntu.
The kernel has support and we have syncs for the tools from Debian. The policy
needs work, but everything is there for people to use SELinux if they want to.

Jamie Strandboge       

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