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Wed, 05 May 2010

Uncovering the Hidden (this time in elinks)

The problem with userland apps (like is that the code is rarely reviewed by anybody outside the development team. From time to time it is possible to read frustrated reports written by people who try to make the system boot as fast as possible, or to preserve as much battery capacity as possible. Those people actually look at what the applications are doing, and are often very surprised. Confining apps under SELinux is a similar kind of frustrating job. I have almost finished confining, and I have tried to confine elinks for HTML-to-text conversion. The gems found so far are:

I did not have time to look at the source code, so I refrain from filling a bug report or sending a patch for now.

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