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From: Ed W <lists@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-hardened@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-hardened] Hardened profile update
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 21:16:11
Message-Id: 4AC12796.8040002@wildgooses.com
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. > >
Can someone please explain why the default has switched to USE="-nls"? What implications does this hold for people upgrading? (Should I remove gettext at the end?) Thanks

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Re: [gentoo-hardened] Hardened profile update "William (B.J.) Snow Orvis" <aetherknight@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-hardened] Hardened profile update Gordon Malm <gengor@g.o>