Gentoo Archives: gentoo-hardened

From: Gordon Malm <gengor@g.o>
To: gentoo-hardened@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-hardened] Hardened profile update
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 03:17:54
Message-Id: 200909292017.50936.gengor@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-hardened] Hardened profile update by Ed W
On Monday, September 28, 2009 14:16:06 Ed W wrote:
> 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/${arch}/10.0 profiles are tested/approved by the > > hardened team. Please file a bug if you run into problems. > > Can someone please explain why the default has switched to USE="-nls"? > What implications does this hold for people upgrading? (Should I remove > gettext at the end?) > > Thanks
Hi Ed, It is my estimation that flag was disabled by mistake on the hardened/linux/${arch} profiles. I have re-enabled it. Should be fixed on your next sync.

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Re: [gentoo-hardened] Hardened profile update Ed W <lists@××××××××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-hardened] Hardened profile update Ed W <lists@××××××××××.com>