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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
A story of three kernel vulnerabilities
Posted Feb 19, 2013 23:37 UTC (Tue) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
Signed module support in RHEL was never about security, it was about supportability. If customers are willing to use MSR hacks to load unsigned modules they're also going to be willing to just modify their bug reports to remove the tainted flags, so making it foolproof was never a great concern.
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