Do you know why Unix was a success and MULTICS a failure? It's
because Unix had mode bits and MULTICS had ACLs. Fortunately for
those of us who wear titles like "Security Expert" or "Trust
Technologist" with pride there are enough clinical paranoids in
positions of authority to keep the Trusted System niche from
closing up completely and hence supporting our Rock Star
Lifestyles. The good news is that the situation is no worse than
that faced by the people who are bringing you Infiniband or
Itanium, neither of which will ever be the life of the party
either. Sure security is important, but I learned (in college, and
yes they had colleges way back then) not to drink too much at
parties I'd crashed.
-- Casey Schaufler
Please always prepare and test patches against the latest kernel.
2.6.23 is very much _not_ the latest kernel - there is a 50MB diff
between 2.6.23 and 2.6.24-rc1. That's a lot of difference.
-- Andrew Morton
Rule #1 in kernel programming: don't *ever* think that things
actually work the way they are documented to work.
-- Linus Torvalds
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