[php-maint] Bug#657698: [PHP-DEV] Suhosin patch disabled by default in Debian php5 builds

Russ Allbery rra at debian.org
Thu Feb 2 23:47:32 UTC 2012

Russell Coker <russell at coker.com.au> writes:

> SE Linux is supported in critical packages including the kernel,
> sysvinit, and cron.  So any user who wants to use it can just install
> the SE Linux specific packages and rely on the built-in support for SE
> Linux in important base packages.

> This compares to the PHP/Suhosin situation where users who want that
> have no option other than to download the source and the Suhosin patch
> and build their own packages.

> For the analogy you want to make a better option would be GR Security
> which is not supported in the Debian kernel and won't be supported in
> the forseeable future.

Good point, thank you.  That's a better analogy.

Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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