Gentoo Archives: gentoo-hardened

From: Tom Hendrikx <tom@×××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-hardened@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-hardened] Hardened profile update
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 07:28:18
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-hardened] Hardened profile update by Gordon Malm
Gordon Malm wrote:
> On Tuesday, September 15, 2009 04:46:13 Tom Hendrikx wrote: >> Hi, >> >> As of today, portage notifies me that my current profile (hardened/x86) >> is deprecated, and that "hardened/linux/x86/10.0" is the suggested >> replacement. >> >> A few months ago, there was some traffic on this list regarding >> profiles, resulting in the conclusion that "hardened/x86" was to be >> preferred above the default as set (by releng?) in the hardened stages: >> "hardened/linux/x86", as the latter was not approved or checked by the >> hardened project. >> >> How does the new profile differ from hardened/x86, and is the new >> profile tested/approved by the hardened project? >> >> -- >> Regards, >> Tom > > Hi Tom, > > You are correct, the hardened/linux/${arch} profiles were born by releng. > Hardened project took them over some time ago however and have been > maintaining both profile sets in parallel. The time has come to pair that > down to a single set of profiles again; thus the older hardened/${arch} > profiles have been deprecated. > > The hardened/linux/${arch}/10.0 profiles are tested/approved by the hardened > team. Please file a bug if you run into problems. > > Gordon Malm (gengor) >
Great, and thanks for the info, and the effort. Testing will commence today. -- Regards, Tom